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History, fiction, verisimilitude

studies in the poetics of Gottfried"s Tristan

by Mark Chinca

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Published by Modern Humanities Research Association for the Institute of Germanic Studies, University of London in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gottfried, von Strassburg, 13th cent.,
  • Tristan (Legendary character) -- Romances -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGottfried"s Tristan
    StatementMark Chinca.
    SeriesTexts and dissertations ;, v. 35, Bithell series of dissertations,, v. 18
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT1526 .C48 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination134 p. ;
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL880734M
    ISBN 100947623493
    LC Control Number95168376
    OCLC/WorldCa29256763

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