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William Morris, medievalist and revolutionary by Margaret Rose Grennan

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • England

Subjects:

  • Morris, William, 1834-1896 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Revolutionary literature, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature and history -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Fantasy literature, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Medievalism -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Middle Ages in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [161]-167.

Statement[by] Margaret R. Grennan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5087.S6 G7 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 173 p.
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4911795M
LC Control Number76102500

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