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An Introduction to German Literature, 1871-1990

Malcolm Humble

An Introduction to German Literature, 1871-1990

by Malcolm Humble

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short Stories (Anthologies),
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / German,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • German literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literary Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10385743M
    ISBN 10031210068X
    ISBN 109780312100681

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