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A History of Elizabethan Literature (Cosimo Classics History)

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Published by Cosimo Classics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Great Britain,
  • Elizabeth, 1558-1603,
  • Relations with authors,
  • History - General History,
  • English,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • British Isles,
  • History,
  • World - General,
  • History-World - General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Elizabeth,
  • Queen of England,,
  • 1533-1603,
  • Early modern, 1500-1700,
  • English literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • I,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages488
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8884098M
    ISBN 101596055715
    ISBN 109781596055711
    OCLC/WorldCa70131238


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