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Andrew Marvell essays on the tercentenary of his death

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Published by Published for the University of Hull by the Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


  • Marvell, Andrew, 1621-1678 -- Criticism and interpretation

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by R. L. Brett.
SeriesUniversity of Hull publications
ContributionsMarvell, Andrew, 1621-1678., Brett, R. L.
LC ClassificationsPR3546 .A87
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 128 p. ;
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4739978M
ISBN 100197134351
LC Control Number78041136

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