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Readings in medieval poetry

A. C. Spearing

Readings in medieval poetry

by A. C. Spearing

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism,
  • Civilization, Medieval, in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA.C. Spearing.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR311 .S69 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 270 p. ;
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2378225M
    ISBN 100521322685
    LC Control Number87006659

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