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Modernist conjectures a mainstream in European literature, 1910-1940 by Fokkema, Douwe Wessel

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Europe.


  • European prose literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Modernism (Literature) -- Europe

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDouwe Fokkema, Elrud Ibsch.
ContributionsIbsch, Elrud.
LC ClassificationsPN3503 .F613 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 330 p. ;
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2529109M
ISBN 100312020600
LC Control Number88004500

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