Gudrun and other stories from the epics of the Middle Ages

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Published by Scribner and Welford in New York .

Written in English

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  • Paraphrases, tales,
  • Beowulf,
  • Chanson de Roland,
  • Kudrun,
  • Walther von Aquitanien

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Statementby John Gibb
The Physical Object
Pagination[6], 301 p.
Number of Pages301
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Open LibraryOL26347025M

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