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Literature in upheaval

Thomas, R. Hinton

Literature in upheaval

West German writers and the challenge of the 1960s

by Thomas, R. Hinton

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Published by Manchester University Press, Barnes & Noble in Manchester [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR. Hinton Thomas, Keith Bullivant.
    ContributionsBullivant, Keith, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT401 .T5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 193 p. ;
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5121629M
    ISBN 100064968211
    LC Control Number74195095

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