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Aspects of the treatment of death in Middle English poetry.

Pecheux, Mary Christopher Mother

Aspects of the treatment of death in Middle English poetry.

by Pecheux, Mary Christopher Mother

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Published by Catholic University of America Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death in literature.,
  • English poetry -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR317.D4 P4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 160 p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL200908M
    LC Control Numbera 51009863
    OCLC/WorldCa4663972

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