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Metaphors of America =

Martin Christadler

Metaphors of America =

Metaphern der Neuen Welt : selected essays

by Martin Christadler

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Published by Parnaso in Trieste .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- History and criticism.,
    • National characteristics, American, in literature.,
    • Arts, American.,
    • United States -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMetaphern der Neuen Welt
      StatementMartin Christadler ; edited by Olaf Hansen, Bettina Huhn and Nina Schleif.
      SeriesHesperides ;, v. 14
      ContributionsHansen, Olaf, 1943-, Huhn, Bettina., Schleif, Nina.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS121 .C75 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination368 p., [22] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3725231M
      ISBN 108886474121
      LC Control Number2003361141
      OCLC/WorldCa52521086


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