Metaphysical baroque & précieux poetry
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Metaphysical baroque & précieux poetry by Odette de Mourgues

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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism,
  • French poetry -- 16th century -- History and criticism,
  • Literature, Comparative -- English and French,
  • Literature, Comparative -- French and English,
  • Metaphysics in literature

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Edition Notes

Statementby Odette de Mourgues.
LC ClassificationsPR129.F8 M6 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 184 p. ;
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4722095M
ISBN 100849205972
LC Control Number78009396

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