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Published by University of Michigan, Department of Germanic Languagesand Literatures in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementFrederick Amrine, guesteditor.
SeriesMichigan Germanic studies -- vol.13, no. 2
ContributionsAmrine, Frederick, 1952-
The Physical Object
Paginationp.117-225 ;
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14343298M

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