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Reader"s encyclopedia of Eastern European literature

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Published by HarperCollins in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • East European literature -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Robert B. Pynsent ; with the assistance of S.I. Kanikova.
    ContributionsPynsent, Robert B., Kanikova, S. I. 1954-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN849.E9 R38 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 605 p. :
    Number of Pages605
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1395608M
    ISBN 100062700073
    LC Control Number93002953

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    Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.   Of the fifteen women who have received the Nobel Prize in Literature, six are from Eastern or Central Europe. Born between and , in the stretch of land from East Germany to Belarus, these Nobel women differ wildly in the way they write—especially about power and hopelessness, two subjects they all share.


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