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William Cowper, selected letters

Author: William Cowper; James King; Charles Ryskamp
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The letters in this volume have been chosen to display Cowper's lifelong skill as a writer of letters and to exhibit his personality in all its guises. They are used to demonstrate his deep-seated  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cowper, William, 1731-1800.
William Cowper, selected letters.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989
(OCoLC)598193941
Named Person: William Cowper; William Cowper; William Cowper; William Cowper; William Cowper
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Cowper; James King; Charles Ryskamp
ISBN: 0198185960 9780198185963
OCLC Number: 18558924
Description: xxxi, 236 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction; List of letters; Chronology; Biographical register; The letters; Notes
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: edited by James King and Charles Ryskamp.
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