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The Empire strikes out

Kurd Lasswitz, Hans Dominik, and the development of German science fiction

by William B. Fischer

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Bowling Green State University Popular Press in Bowling Green, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lasswitz, Kurd, 1848-1910 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Dominik, Hans, 1872-1945 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Science fiction, German -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 322-335.

    StatementWilliam B. Fischer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT747.S34 F57 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination335 p. :
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3193692M
    ISBN 100879722576, 0879722584
    LC Control Number83073123

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