Language, literature, and the negotiation of identity

foreign worker German in the Federal Republic of Germany by Barbara A. Fennell

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill

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  • Germany,
  • Germany (West)


  • Alien labor -- Germany (West) -- Language,
  • German language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers,
  • Pidgin German,
  • German language -- Social aspects,
  • Immigrants" writings, German -- Germany (West) -- History and criticism,
  • Germany -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-164) and index.

StatementBarbara A. Fennell.
SeriesUniversity of North Carolina studies in the Germanic languages and literatures ;, no. 119
LC ClassificationsPF5997.A4 F46 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 167 p. :
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL664324M
ISBN 100807881198
LC Control Number97009887

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