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The four literatures of Switzerland

The four literatures of Switzerland

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Published by Pro Helvetia Documentation-Information-Press in [Switzerland] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swiss literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIso Camartin ... [et al.]. ; editor, Beatrice Stocker ; English translation, Eileen Walliser-Schwarzbart].
    ContributionsCamartin, Iso, 1944-, Stocker, Beatrice., Wenger, Bernhard, 1950-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN849.S9 F68 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination162 p. :
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL746886M
    ISBN 103908102383
    LC Control Number97140225

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Zürich: Pro Helvetia. Switzerland: Literature “In Switzerland, writing is only possible as an export business,” Friedrich Dürrenmatt, one of the few internationally known Swiss authors, once remarked. The country’s small population and four official languages have worked to make it difficult for any single writer to enjoy widespread success.

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