apostrophic moment in nineteenth and twentieth century German lyric poetry by Hugo Walter

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Subjects:

  • German poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • German poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Self in literature.

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Bibliography: p. [211]-218.

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Other titlesApostrophic moment in 19th and 20th century German lyric poetry.
StatementHugo Walter.
SeriesAmerican university studies. Series I, Germanic languages and literature,, vol. 67, American university studies., vol. 67.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT547 .W34 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p. ;
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2033756M
ISBN 100820406902
LC Control Number88009714

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