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Three English epics

studies of Troilus and Criseyde, The faerie queene, and Paradise lost
  • 222 Pages
  • 0.28 MB
  • English
University of Nebraska Press , Lincoln
Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400., Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599., Milton, John, 1608-1674., Epic poetry, English -- History and criti
StatementThomas E. Maresca.
LC ClassificationsPR509.E7 M3
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 222 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4400241M
ISBN 100803230591
LC Control Number79001080

Three English Epics: Studies in Chaucer, Spenser, and Milton Hardcover – September 1, byAuthor: Tom Maresca. Get this from a library. Three English epics: studies of Troilus and Criseyde, the faerie queene, and Paradise lost.

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