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Published by Princeton University Press for the American-Scandinavian foundation in Princeton, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scandinavian drama -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGustafson, Alrik, 1903-, American-Scandinavian Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT7094 .S4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6476209M
    LC Control Number44040224
    OCLC/WorldCa1221045

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