relation and development of English and Icelandic outlaw-traditions by J. de Lange

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Published by H. D. Tjeenk Willink & zoon, n.v. in Haarlem .

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  • Literature, Comparative -- Icelandic and English,
  • Literature, Comparative -- English and Icelandic,
  • Sagas,
  • Outlaws,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Themes, motives

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Statementby J. de Lange.
SeriesNederlandsche bijdragen op het gebied van germaansche philologie en linguistiek ... VI
LC ClassificationsPN831 .L3
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Pagination4 p.l., 138 p.
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6351093M
LC Control Number37006579

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This book investigates the relationship between English and personal and national development in the era of globalization. It addresses the effects that the increased use of English and the promotion of English-language education are having in developmental contexts, and their impact on broader educational issues.

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