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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Germany.,
  • Austria.

Subjects:

  • German prose literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Modernism (Literature) -- Germany.,
  • Austrian prose literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Modernism (Literature) -- Austria.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Andreas Huyssen and David Bathrick.
ContributionsHuyssen, Andreas., Bathrick, David.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT735 .M64 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 244 p. ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2059168M
ISBN 100231066449
LC Control Number88038425

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