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Scandinavian literature

Joseph Bosworth

Scandinavian literature

with short chronological specimens of the Old Danish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish, and a notice of the Dalecarlian and Ferroe dialects

by Joseph Bosworth

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Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green in London .
Written in English

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  • Scandinavian literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy the Rev. J. Bosworth
    ContributionsBosworth, Joseph, 1789-1876., Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 p. ;
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14643915M

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    A History of Scandinavian Literature, was first published in Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Scandinavian Literature Resources in the Library A guide to resources for the study of the literatures, languages, cultures, histories, and societies of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, and other territories of the region called Norden For Finnish studies consult the Guide to Slavic, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia Studies.


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