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Magic and the supernatural in medieval English romance by Corinne J. Saunders

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Published by D.S. Brewer in Woodbridge, UK, Rochester, NY .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCorinne Saunders
SeriesStudies in medieval romance -- 13
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR321 .S28 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 304 p. ;
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24567457M
ISBN 101843842211
ISBN 109781843842217
LC Control Number2010278319
OCLC/WorldCa437299841

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