John Donne, Petrarchist Italianate conceits and love theory in the Songs and sonets by Donald L. Guss

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  • Donne, John, 1572-1631

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Statementby Donald L. Guss.
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LC ClassificationsPR2247 .S633
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Pagination230 p.
Number of Pages230
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Open LibraryOL5987714M
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