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Poets and their critics

R. W. Chambers

Poets and their critics

Langland and Milton

by R. W. Chambers

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English

  • Langland, William, 1330?-1400?,
  • Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • English poetry -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R. W. Chambers.
    LC ClassificationsPR504 .C5 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p. ;
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4557065M
    ISBN 100848234871
    LC Control Number77027318

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