Medieval English studies past and present

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Statementedited by Akio Oizumi and Toshiyuki Takamiya.
ContributionsOizumi, Akio., Takamiya, Toshiyuki., Tokyo Daigaku. Centre for Medieval English Studies.
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Pagination310p. ;
Number of Pages310
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Open LibraryOL15303663M
ISBN 104268000143

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