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The hermit in English literature from the beginnings to 1660

Charles Preston Weaver

The hermit in English literature from the beginnings to 1660

by Charles Preston Weaver

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Hermits in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles P. Weaver.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR151.H4 W4 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination p. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4713975M
    ISBN 100848230272
    LC Control Number78000053
    OCLC/WorldCa3627929

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    AN HISTORIC BOOK. The curator of the work has published a book ( pages, entirely in color, available in english or italian), in which he narrates the life and works of Giuseppe Maria Mitelli. Berti wanted to contextualize Mitelli’s Tarot in a more precise way, telling about the history of the Tarots in Bologna from the early decades of the. The period between and is known as the "Puritan Age (or John Milton's Age)", because during the period, Puritan standards prevailed in England, and also because the greatest literary figure John Milton () was a Puritan. The Puritans struggled for righteousness and liberty.


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The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are treated separately under American literature, Australian literature, Canadian literature, and New Zealand literature. This book aims to provide a general manual of English Literature for students in colleges and universities and others beyond the high−school age.

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