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Voices of melancholy studies in literary treatments of melancholy in Renaissance England by Bridget Gellert Lyons

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English



  • England.


  • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.,
  • Melancholy in literature.,
  • Renaissance -- England.

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Edition Notes

StatementBridget Gellert Lyons.
SeriesThe Norton library ; N755
LC ClassificationsPR418.M4 L9 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5064041M
ISBN 100393007553
LC Control Number74030077

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