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Published by Purdue University Press in West Lafayette, Ind .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Vienna (Austria),
  • Austria,
  • Vienna

Subjects:

  • Austrian prose literature -- 20th century -- Translations into English.,
  • Austrian prose literature -- Austria -- Vienna -- Translations into English.,
  • Austrian wit and humor -- Austria -- Vienna -- Translations into English.,
  • Vienna (Austria) -- Literary collections.,
  • Vienna (Austria) -- Humor.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementtranslated, edited, and with an introduction by Harold B. Segel.
ContributionsSegel, Harold B., 1930-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT3826.P7 V53 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 390 p. :
Number of Pages390
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1721446M
ISBN 101557530335, 1557530343
LC Control Number92024804

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