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3 edition of Introductions to German literature. found in the catalog.

Introductions to German literature.

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Published by Barnes & Noble in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German literature -- History and criticism.,
  • German literature -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementGeneral editor: August Closs.
    ContributionsCloss, August, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT91 .I5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5596197M
    ISBN 100389035254
    LC Control Number68001866


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