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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599,
  • Poets, English -- Biography -- History and criticism,
  • Biography as a literary form,
  • Poets in literature,
  • Self in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-215).

    Statementedited by Judith H. Anderson, Donald Cheney, David A. Richardson.
    SeriesMassachusetts studies in early modern culture
    ContributionsAnderson, Judith H., Cheney, Donald, 1932-, Richardson, David A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2363 .S65 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 215 p. :
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL981680M
    ISBN 101558490507
    LC Control Number96019287

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