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Autobiography and authorship in Renaissance verse

chronicles of the self

by Elizabeth Heale

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism,
    • Self in literature,
    • Autobiography in literature,
    • Renaissance -- England,
    • Poets in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-201) and index.

      StatementElizabeth Heale.
      SeriesEarly modern literature in history, Early modern literature in history (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
      LC ClassificationsPR535.S44 H43 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 206 p. ;
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3563716M
      ISBN 100333773977
      LC Control Number2002032698

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