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The Christian tradition in modern British verse drama

William V. Spanos

The Christian tradition in modern British verse drama

the poetics of sacramental time

by William V. Spanos

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Christian drama, English -- History and criticism,
    • Verse drama, English -- History and criticism,
    • Christianity and literature -- Great Britain,
    • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.),
    • Sacraments in literature,
    • Religion in literature,
    • Time in literature,
    • Poetics

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [373]-388.

      Statement[by] William V. Spanos. With a foreword by E. Martin Browne.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR739.R4 S6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 400 p.
      Number of Pages400
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5988559M
      LC Control Number66018882

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