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Medieval English literature

J. B. Trapp

Medieval English literature

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500.,
  • English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 525-530.

    Statement[by] J. B. Trapp.
    SeriesThe Oxford anthology of English literature, Oxford anthology of English literature
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 532 p.
    Number of Pages532
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17753501M

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