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Classical readings from German literature, from the Middle Ages to the present day

Classical readings from German literature, from the Middle Ages to the present day

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Published by East African Pub. House in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German literature -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[compiled by Wolfgang Langenbucher, Werner Rehfeld and Frank Auerbach].
    ContributionsLangenbucher, Wolfgang R., Rehfeld, Werner, 1931-, Auerbach, Frank, 1938-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT1113 .C6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 484 p. ;
    Number of Pages484
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5182207M
    LC Control Number74980249

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