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Published by Charles Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementbased on Gotthold Klee"s "Grundzüge der deutschen Literaturgeschichte".
    ContributionsKlee, Gotthold Ludwig.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 366 p.
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23411235M


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