Literary exiles & refugees in Los Angeles papers presented at a Clark Library Seminar, 14 April 1984

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Published by William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles in Los Angeles .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • English literature -- California -- Los Angeles -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
  • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
  • German literature -- California -- Los Angeles -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
  • German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
  • Exiles" writings -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
  • Authors, Exiled -- Biography -- Congresses.,
  • British -- California -- Los Angeles -- Intellectual life -- Congresses.,
  • Germans -- California -- Los Angeles -- Intellectual life -- Congresses.,
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century -- Congresses.

Edition Notes

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Book details

Other titlesLiterary exiles and refugees in Los Angeles.
Statementby Ehrhard Bahr, Carolyn See.
ContributionsBahr, Ehrhard., See, Carolyn., William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR129.U5 L58 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 56 p.
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18651833M

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