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English georgic a study in the development of a form. by John Chalker

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Published by Routledge & K. Paul in London .
Written in English


  • Virgil -- Influence.,
  • Virgil.,
  • Didactic poetry, English -- History and criticism.,
  • English poetry -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Literary form -- History -- 18th century.,
  • English poetry -- Roman influences.,
  • Agriculture in literature.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 213-216.

SeriesIdeas and forms in English literature
LC ClassificationsPR509.D5 C5 1969b
The Physical Object
Pagination[6], 229 p.
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4366932M
ISBN 100710066457
LC Control Number78468277

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