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flowering of modern Hebrew literature a volume of literaryevaluation by Menachem Ribalow

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Published by Vision P .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

This translation originally published Twayne,1959.

Statementedited and translated by Judah Nadich.
The Physical Object
Pagination394p.,24cm
Number of Pages394
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21757284M

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