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Political and social expression in modern German lyric poetry.

Sidney Fuller

Political and social expression in modern German lyric poetry.

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Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Toronto, 1940.

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Political and social expression in modern German lyric poetry. by Sidney Fuller Download PDF EPUB FB2

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