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Published by Funk & Wagnalls in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Donne, John, 1572-1631 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Metaphysics in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [289]-292.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2248 .S68
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 298 p.
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5696992M
LC Control Number70098526

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