Literature in medieval Germany.
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Literature in medieval Germany. by Salmon, Paul

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Published by Cresset P. in London .
Written in English


  • German literature -- Old High German, 750-1050 -- History and criticism.,
  • German literature -- Middle High German, 1050-1500 -- History and criticism.,
  • Civilization, Medieval, in literature.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 172-267.

SeriesIntroductions to German literature, v. 1, Introductions to German literature (London),, v. 1
LC ClassificationsPT91 .I52 vol. 1
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 284 p. ;
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5150325M
LC Control Number74350163

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