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Women and comedy in solo performance

LavinВ· SuzanneВ·

Women and comedy in solo performance

Phyllis Diller· Lily Tomlin· and Roseanne

by LavinВ· SuzanneВ·

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Published by Routledge· in New York· NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Suzanne Lavin.
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LC ClassificationsPN
The Physical Object
Paginationvii· 153 p. ;
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22585543M
ISBN 100415948584

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