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history of the Scandinavian literatures

Giovanni Bach

history of the Scandinavian literatures

a survey of the literatures of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Finland, from their origins to the present day, including Scandanavian-American authors and selected bibliographies

by Giovanni Bach

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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementbased in part on the work of Giovanni Bach... ; compiled, translated in part and edited by Frederika Blankner.
ContributionsBlankner, Frederika.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv,407p. ;
Number of Pages407
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Open LibraryOL18634937M

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