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English opinions of French poetry, 1660-1750

Rose Heylbut Wollstein

English opinions of French poetry, 1660-1750

by Rose Heylbut Wollstein

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Published by AMS Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French poetry -- 17th century -- History and criticism.,
  • French poetry -- 18th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rose Heylbut Wollstein.
    SeriesColumbia University studies in Romance philology and literature
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 103 p. ;
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16537863M

    From the troubadours of the Middle Ages to the titans of modern poetry, from Rabelais and Ronsard to Aimé Césaire and Yves Bonnefoy, French Poetry offers English-speaking readers a one-volume introduction to a rich and varied tradition. Here are today’s rising stars mingling with the great writers of past centuries: La Fontaine, François. The French Revolution is a poem written by William Blake in It was intended to be seven books in length, but only one book survives. In that book, Blake describes the problems of the French monarchy and seeks the destruction of the Bastille in the name of Freedom.

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English opinions of French poetry, New York, Columbia University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Heylbut, Rose, English opinions of French poetry, New York, Columbia University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Thesis/dissertation: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Rose Heylbut.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Heylbut, Rose, English opinions of French poetry, New York, AMS Press, [©] (OCoLC) English Opinions of French Poetry [Rose Heylbut Wollstein] -- Discusses the early attitude of the English opinions of French poetry towards French poetry through an examination of English literary criticism from the Restoration and the age of Dryden to the height of Pope's activity and.

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