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The shadow of heaven, matter, and stance in Milton"s poetry

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Criticism and interpretation

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 399-405.

Statementby Jon S. Lawry.
LC ClassificationsPR3581 .L28
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 416 p.
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5608892M
LC Control Number68016385

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