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Late-Medieval German Women"s Poetry Secular and Religious Songs (Library of Medieval Women) by Albrecht Classen

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Published by D.S.Brewer .
Written in English


  • Poetry & poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • Translations into English,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Women Authors,
  • German poetry,
  • German,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Songs, German,
  • Medieval,
  • European - German,
  • Poetry,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / German,
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • 15th century,
  • Early modern, 1500-1700,
  • Germany,
  • Texts

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8950591M
ISBN 101843840219
ISBN 109781843840213

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