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5 edition of Writings by Western Icelandic women found in the catalog.

Writings by Western Icelandic women

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Published by University of Manitoba Press in Winnipeg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Icelandic literature -- Canada -- Women authors.,
    • Canadian literature -- Women authors.,
    • Icelandic literature -- Translations into English.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited and translated by Kirsten Wolf.
      ContributionsWolf, Kirsten, 1959-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT7536 .W75 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 209 p. :
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL314145M
      ISBN 100887556418
      LC Control Number97225299
      OCLC/WorldCa36043502

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