Children"s literature of the English Renaissance by Warren W. Wooden

Cover of: Children

Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .

Written in English

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Places:

  • England,
  • England.

Subjects:

  • Children"s literature, English -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism,
  • Children -- Books and reading -- England -- History,
  • Renaissance -- England

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementWarren W. Wooden ; edited, with an introduction, by Jeanie Watson.
ContributionsWatson, Jeanie, 1943-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR990 .W6 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 181 p. :
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2722123M
ISBN 100813115876
LC Control Number86015651

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