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Pretty creatures : children and fiction in the English Renaissance

Author: Michael Witmore
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Pretty Creatures, Michael Witmore examines the ways in which children, with their proverbial capacity for spontaneous imitation and their imaginative absorption, came to exemplify the virtues and powers of fiction during the English Renaissance."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Witmore
ISBN: 9780801463556 0801463556
OCLC Number: 1080900040
Description: Online Ressource (viii, 233 Seiten) : Illustrationen
Responsibility: Michael Witmore.

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