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History, myth and music

Thomas Mann"s timely fiction

by Susan von Rohr Scaff

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Published by Camden House in Columbia, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mann, Thomas, -- 1875-1955.,
  • Literature and history -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Music and literature.,
  • Myth in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSusan von Rohr Scaff.
    SeriesStudies in German literature, linguistics and culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2625.A44
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii,185p. ;
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22606175M
    ISBN 101571131906

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