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Medieval lyric genres in historical context

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poetry, Medieval -- History and criticism.,
  • Lyric poetry -- History and criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by William D. Paden.
SeriesIllinois medieval studies
ContributionsPaden, William D. 1941-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN691 .M39 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination371 p. ;
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL48856M
ISBN 100252025369
LC Control Number99050897

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