Pretty Creatures Children and Fiction in the English Renaissance by Michael Witmore

Cover of: Pretty Creatures | Michael Witmore

Published by Cornell University Press .

Written in English

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  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Drama,
  • Renaissance,
  • 16th century,
  • Children in literature,
  • Early modern, 1500-1700,
  • England,
  • English literature,
  • History,
  • History and criticism,
  • Theater and children

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7848678M
ISBN 100801443997
ISBN 109780801443992

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