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Refractions of Germany in Canadian Literature and Culture

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Published by Walter De Gruyter Inc .
Written in English


  • Literary studies: general,
  • Social Science,
  • German authors,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Canada,
  • German influences,
  • Canadian literature,
  • Canadian,
  • German literature,
  • History and criticism

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Edition Notes

ContributionsHeinz Antor (Editor), Sylvia Brown (Editor), John Considine (Editor), Klaus Stierstorfer (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages385
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9017477M
ISBN 103110176661
ISBN 109783110176667

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