The elegiac mode poetic form in Wordsworth and other elegists. by Potts, Abbie Findlay

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .

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  • Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 -- Technique,
  • Elegiac poetry, English -- History and criticism,
  • English language -- 19th century -- Rhetoric,
  • Literary form

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LC ClassificationsPR508.E5 P6
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Paginationx, 460 p.
Number of Pages460
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Open LibraryOL5535406M
LC Control Number67012093

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