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Alchemical explication of three Renaissance poetic texts

Shu-hua Chou

Alchemical explication of three Renaissance poetic texts

Edmund Spencer"s `The Fairie Queene",Book 1 : Sir Walter Ralegh"s `The Ocean to Scinthia" : and Michael Drayton"s Èndimion and Phoebe".

by Shu-hua Chou

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Published by University of Manchester in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spenser, Edmund, -- 1552?-1599.,
  • Raleigh, Walter, -- Sir, -- 1552?-1618.,
  • Drayton, Michael, -- 1563-1631.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (Ph.D.), - University of Manchester, Department of English.

    ContributionsUniversity of Manchester. Department of English.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination440p.
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16735779M


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