John Donne, essays in celebration
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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


  • Donne, John, 1572-1631 -- Criticism and interpretation

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Statementedited by A. J. Smith.
ContributionsDonne, John, 1572-1631., Smith, A. J. 1924-
LC ClassificationsPR2248 .J6
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 470 p.
Number of Pages470
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5449641M
ISBN 100416759602
LC Control Number73151620

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