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call of human nature

the role of scatology in modern German literature

by Dieter Rollfinke

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Scatology in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDieter and Jacqueline Rollfinke.
    ContributionsRollfinke, Jacqueline, 1940-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT405 .R58 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 237 p. :
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2708896M
    ISBN 100870235362
    LC Control Number86001490

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