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Swedish literature

Ingemar Wizelius

Swedish literature

1956-1960

by Ingemar Wizelius

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Swedish Institute in Stockholm .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swedish literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    1

    Statementby Ingemar Wizelius.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT"9260"W4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20345708M

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