Jonson and the contexts of his time by Robert C. Evans

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Published by Bucknell University Press, Associated University Presses in Lewisburg, London, Cranbury, NJ .

Written in English

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Places:

  • England

Subjects:

  • Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Literature and history -- England -- History -- 17th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-222) and index.

Book details

StatementRobert C. Evans.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2642.H5 E93 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 226 p. ;
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1745983M
ISBN 100838752683
LC Control Number92056607

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