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Representations of the natural world in Old English poetry

by Jennifer Neville

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- History and criticism.,
  • Nature in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-216) and index.

    StatementJennifer Neville.
    SeriesCambridge studies in Anglo-Saxon England ;, 27
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR217 .N49 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL348715M
    ISBN 100521640369
    LC Control Number98007922

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