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Modern Swiss literature

unity and diversity : papers from a symposium

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Published by Oswald Wolff in association with the Institute of Germanic Studies (University of London) in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swiss literature -- 20th century -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John L. Flood.
    ContributionsFlood, John L., Pro Helvetia (Foundation), Switzerland. Botschaft (Great Britain), University of London. Institute of Germanic Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN849.S9 M62 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 146 p. ;
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21915401M
    ISBN 100854960783, 0312542372, 0854960880

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