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Pär Lagerkvist

Leif SjoМ€berg

Pär Lagerkvist

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lagerkvist, Pär, 1891-1974 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 49-52.

    Statementby Leif Sjöberg.
    SeriesColumbia essays on modern writers ;, no. 74
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT9875.L2 Z85
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p. ;
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4880711M
    ISBN 100231031033
    LC Control Number76009052


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