Stanley Kauffmann on theater

Kauffmann, Stanley
August 1978
New Republic;8/26/78-9/2/78, Vol. 179 Issue 9/10, p22
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The article reviews the book "Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship," by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, translated by Thomas Carlyle. INSET: Films Worth Seeing..


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