Eight poets of Germany & America by Heiner Bastian

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Subjects:

  • German poetry,
  • Translations from German,
  • American poetry,
  • Translations from English,
  • Translations into English,
  • Translations into German

Edition Notes

Text in English and German.

Book details

StatementSelected and translated by Heiner Bastian and George Hitchcock. With color prints by Rolf Gentz
ContributionsHitchcock, George
The Physical Object
Pagination[77] p.
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26891273M
OCLC/WorldCa1357411

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