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Fifteenth-century England: a comparison of women in fictional and historical writings

Sadye Pearl Foster

Fifteenth-century England: a comparison of women in fictional and historical writings

by Sadye Pearl Foster

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Published in Tallahassee .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism,
  • Women in literature

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR275 F67
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 256 leaves.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15558165M

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