Peter Handke

by Richard Arthur Firda

Publisher: Twayne Publishers, Publisher: Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Publisher: Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-165) and index.

StatementRichard Arthur Firda.
SeriesTwayne"s world authors series;, TWAS 828
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2668.A5 Z635 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 170 p. ;
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1730423M
ISBN 100805782818
LC Control Number92034859

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