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Humor and the comic in middle Scots poetry

Glenda Ellen Pritchett

Humor and the comic in middle Scots poetry

a study of the "Ballettis Mirry" of the Bannatyne MS.

by Glenda Ellen Pritchett

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Published .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Humorous poetry, Scottish -- History and criticism.,
    • Dialect poetry, Scottish -- History and criticism.,
    • Scotland -- In literature.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 80045
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Paginationii, 346 l.
      Number of Pages346
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1368394M
      LC Control Number92895691

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