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Imaginary Worlds in Medieval Books

Exploring the Manuscript Matrix (New Middle Ages)

by Martha Dana Rust

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Literary theory,
  • Archival Materials (Library Science),
  • Paleography,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Medieval,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Medieval

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8400727M
    ISBN 101403972222
    ISBN 109781403972224


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