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Published by Schoolof Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London in London .
Written in English


  • Czech literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Czech language,
  • Slovak literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Slovak language

Book details:

Edition Notes

All papers in English, some translated from other East European languages.

StatementDavid Short.
SeriesSSEES occasional papers -- no.32
ContributionsUniversity of London. School of Slavonic and East European Studies.
The Physical Object
Paginationv,215p. ;
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17204088M
ISBN 100903425432

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