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French poets and the English Renaissance studies in fame and transformation by Anne Lake Prescott

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English



  • England.


  • French poetry -- 16th century -- History and criticism,
  • French poetry -- Appreciation -- England,
  • English poetry -- French influences,
  • Renaissance -- England

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAnne Lake Prescott.
LC ClassificationsPQ418 .P7 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 290 p. ;
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4539188M
ISBN 100300021402
LC Control Number77005482

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