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Published by Fawcett Pub. in Greenwich, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Love,
  • Courtly love,
  • Albigenses,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Themes, motives

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translation of L"amour et l"occident

StatementDenis de Rougemont. Translated by Montgomery Belgion
The Physical Object
Pagination352 p.
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14502584M

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