Contemporary War Drama: Caryl Churchill

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BOLL, Julia, 2012. Contemporary War Drama: Caryl Churchill. In: PIETTE, Adam, ed., Mark RAWLINSON, ed.. The Edinburgh companion to twentieth-century British and American war literature. Edinburgh:Edinburgh Univ. Press, pp. 479-489. ISBN 978-0-7486-3874-1

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