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Published by Pageant in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English poetry -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism,
  • English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism,
  • Mythology in literature,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Classical and English,
  • Literature, Comparative -- English and Classical

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 327-344.

The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 360 p.
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23318339M

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