Cattle-raids and courtships medieval narrative genres in a traditional context by Vincent Ambrose Dunn

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  • Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.,
  • British literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- To 1500.,
  • Celtic literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature, Medieval -- Celtic influences.,
  • Literary form -- History -- To 1500.,
  • Oral tradition -- Great Britain.,
  • Rhetoric, Medieval.

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Statementby Vincent A. Dunn.
SeriesGarland monographs in medieval literature ;, v. 2
LC ClassificationsPN671 .D86 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 266 p. ;
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2058558M
ISBN 100824044282
LC Control Number88037675

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