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The performance of nobility in early modern European literature

by David Matthew Posner

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European literature -- Renaissance, 1450-1600 -- History and criticism.,
  • Nobility in literature.,
  • Nobility of character in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-266) and index.

    StatementDavid M. Posner.
    SeriesCambridge studies in Renaissance literature and culture ;, 33
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN721 .P67 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 272 p. ;
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL389354M
    ISBN 100521661811
    LC Control Number98053637

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