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Understanding Franz Werfel

Wagener, Hans.

Understanding Franz Werfel

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia, S.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Werfel, Franz, -- 1890-1945 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 174-179) and index.

    Statementby Hans Wagener.
    SeriesUnderstanding modern European and Latin American literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2647.E77
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 191 p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22637244M
    ISBN 100872498832


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For the book’s publication history, see Steiman, Franz Werfel, and Hacik Gazer, ‘Die armenische Übersetzung von Die vierzig Tage des Musa Dagh: Eine Spurensuche,’ in Knocke en Treß (eds), Franz Werfel und der Genozid an den Armeniern, The first Dutch translation was published in by De Pauw in Amsterdam, translated.

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