Historically Speaking: The Workings of the Past in a Performance by Olof Olsson

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Historically Speaking : The Workings of the Past in a Performance by Olof Olsson. / Sørensen, Trine Friis.

In: Maska, Vol. 30, No. 172-174, 11.2015, p. 148-159.

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Sørensen, TF 2015, 'Historically Speaking: The Workings of the Past in a Performance by Olof Olsson', Maska, vol. 30, no. 172-174, pp. 148-159.

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Sørensen, T. F. (2015). Historically Speaking: The Workings of the Past in a Performance by Olof Olsson. Maska, 30(172-174), 148-159.

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Sørensen TF. Historically Speaking: The Workings of the Past in a Performance by Olof Olsson. Maska. 2015 Nov;30(172-174):148-159.

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Sørensen, Trine Friis. / Historically Speaking : The Workings of the Past in a Performance by Olof Olsson. In: Maska. 2015 ; Vol. 30, No. 172-174. pp. 148-159.

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