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Published by PWN-Polish Scientific Publishers in Warszawa .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Polish literature -- History and criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Julian Krzyżanowski ; [translated by Doris Ronowicz ; bibliography by Zofia Swidwinska-Krzyżanowska, rev. and enl. by Maria Bokszczanin and Halina Geber ; Polish literature in English translations compiled by Halina Geber].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG7012 .K7713 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 807 p., [34] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages807
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4509607M
LC Control Number79354893

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