English poetry, 1400-1580
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English poetry, 1400-1580

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Published by Heinemann Educational in London .
Written in English


  • English poetry -- Middle English, 1100-1500.,
  • English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 21-24.

Statementedited with an introduction, notes and glossary by William Tydeman.
SeriesThe Poetry bookshelf
LC ClassificationsPR1203 .T9 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 283 p., plate.
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5726131M
ISBN 100435150545
LC Control Number70465108

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