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See the virgin blest : the Virgin Mary in English poetry

Author: Barry Spurr
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats
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This is a fascinating literary-critical study of the ways the Virgin Mary has been presented in English poetry, from the later Middle Ages to today. It includes several focused studies on a particular poet and his/her representation of the Virgin, blending historical, theological and cultural issues with the dominant literary-critical approach.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Poetry
Named Person: Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint; Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint; Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Spurr
ISBN: 9781137121400 1137121408
OCLC Number: 949275765
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Medieval Mary --
Renaissance Regina --
The Romantic Virgin --
Modernist Mary --
Mary Today
Other Titles: Virgin Mary in English poetry
Responsibility: Barry Spurr.

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