Medievalism in American culture papers of the Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies by State University of New York at Binghamton. Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies. Conference

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Published by Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies in Binghamton, NY .

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  • Arts, American -- Congresses,
  • United States -- Civilization. -- Medieval influences -- Congresses

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Includes index.

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Statementedited by Bernard Rosenthal, Paul E. Szarmach.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesStudies in medievalism -- v. 1
ContributionsRosenthal, Bernard, 1934-., Szarmach, Paul E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE169.1 .S7685 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination301 p. :
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16584146M
LC Control Number87006322

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