Tragic being Apollo and Dionysus in Western drama. by Natale Joseph Calarco

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Published by University of Minnesota Press, [Oxford University Press] in Minneapolis, [London] .

Written in English

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Pagination(9), 202p.
Number of Pages202
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Open LibraryOL14959723M
ISBN 10019615474X
OCLC/WorldCa315915867

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