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The German novel and the affluent society

by Thomas, R. Hinton

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Published by Manchester U.P. in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby R. Hinton Thomas and Wilfried van der Will.
ContributionsWill, Wilfried van der, 1935-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22314668M
ISBN 100719003067
OCLC/WorldCa465022

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The German Novel and the Affluent Society Book Description: This book comprises studies of six leading West German novelists, Gerd Gaiser, Wolfgang Koeppen, Heinrich Boll, Gunter Grass, Martin Walser and Uwe Johnson.

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