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Published by Folcroft Press in [Folcroft, Pa .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700,
  • French poetry -- 16th century -- History and criticism,
  • Literature, Comparative -- English and French,
  • Literature, Comparative -- French and English

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 184 p.
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23744982M
LC Control Number54000495

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