The literary portrayal of passion through the ages

an interdisciplinary view
  • 133 Pages
  • 0.44 MB
  • English

Edwin Mellen Press , Lewiston
Emotions (Philosophy), Emotions., Emotions in litera
Statementedited by Keith Cameron.
ContributionsCameron, Keith.
LC ClassificationsB105.E46 L58 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 133 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL810772M
ISBN 100773487867
LC Control Number95047647

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