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340 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 1966 | ISBN 9781512806922 | Buy from De Gruyter $79.95 | €69.95 | £70.50
Ebook 2016 | ISBN 9781512806939 | Buy from De Gruyter $79.95 | €69.95 | £70.50
This book is available under special arrangement from our European publishing partner De Gruyter.
An Anniversary Collection volume
Sigmund Skard, born in 1903, was educated a the Sorbonne and Oslo, where he taught comparative literature from 1933 to 1938. In 1941-45 he was in American government service in Washington, D.C., after which he took up the position of Professor of American Literature at the University of Oslo.