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Something understood studies in Anglo-Dutch literary translation by

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Published by Rodopi in Amsterdam, Atlanta, GA .
Written in English



  • United States.,
  • Great Britain.,
  • Netherlands.


  • Dutch language -- Translating into English.,
  • English language -- Translating into Dutch.,
  • Dutch literature -- Study and teaching -- United States.,
  • Dutch literature -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain.,
  • English literature -- Study and teaching -- Netherlands.,
  • American literature -- Study and teaching -- Netherlands.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Bart Westerweel and Theo D"haen.
SeriesDQR studies in literature ;, 5
ContributionsWesterweel, Bart, 1942-, Haen, Theo dʼ.
LC ClassificationsPF498 .S65 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination335 p. ;
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1590777M
ISBN 109051831528, 9051831862
LC Control Number91120464

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