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Introduction to modern Polish literature

Introduction to modern Polish literature

an anthology of fiction and poetry

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Published by Twayne in New York .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Adam Gillon and Ludwik Krzyanowski.
ContributionsGillon, Adam., Krzyzanowski, Ludwik.
The Physical Object
Pagination480p.
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22316309M


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