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The humanist tradition in world literature

Harris, Stephen L.

The humanist tradition in world literature

an anthology of masterpieces from Gilgamesh to The divine comedy

by Harris, Stephen L.

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Published by Merrill in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Ancient.,
  • Literature, Medieval.,
  • Humanism -- Literary collections.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 996-1003.

    Statement[by] Stephen L. Harris.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6019 .H18
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 1008 p.
    Number of Pages1008
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4575581M
    ISBN 100675093228
    LC Control Number77119517
    OCLC/WorldCa94829

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