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New readings on women in Old English literature

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- History and criticism,
    • Women and literature -- England -- History -- To 1500,
    • Women -- England -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500,
    • Civilization, Anglo-Saxon, in literature,
    • Civilization, Medieval, in literature,
    • Sex role in literature,
    • Women in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Helen Damico and Alexandra Hennessey Olsen.
      ContributionsDamico, Helen., Olsen, Alexandra Hennessey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR179.W65 N4 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 313 p. ;
      Number of Pages313
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2062136M
      ISBN 100253334136, 0253205476
      LC Control Number88045459


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