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Published by [Friedrich-Alexander-Universität] in Erlangen .
Written in English



  • Germany.,
  • Germany


  • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Translations into German -- History and criticism.,
  • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History.,
  • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Appreciation -- Germany.,
  • English language -- Translating into German.,
  • Translating and interpreting -- Germany.,
  • Criticism -- Germany -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementvorgelegt von Susan Schneibel.
LC ClassificationsPS2387 .S28 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination257 p. ;
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2919330M
LC Control Number84152284

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