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Backgrounds to Medieval English literature

Robert William Ackerman

Backgrounds to Medieval English literature

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Medieval -- Great Britain -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert W.Ackerman.
    SeriesRandom House Studies in Language and Literature
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii,171p. ;
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15026225M
    ISBN 100394306279
    OCLC/WorldCa252990


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