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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Scandinavian literature -- Translations into English,
  • Christmas -- Literary collections

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 179).

Statementedited by Sven H. Rossel, Bo Elbrønd-Bek ; translations by David W. Colbert.
ContributionsRossel, Sven Hakon., Elbrønd-Bek, Bo, 1946-, Colbert, David W., 1939-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT7092.E5 C49 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 182 p. ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL793933M
ISBN 100803239076
LC Control Number95026575

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