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6 edition of Love in the Western world found in the catalog.

Love in the Western world

by Rougemont, Denis de

  • 177 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism,
  • Courtly love in literature,
  • Love in literature,
  • Love -- History,
  • Troubadours,
  • Albigenses

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDenis de Rougemont ; translated by Montgomery Belgion.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN682.C6 R613 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination393 p. ;
    Number of Pages393
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2217335M
    ISBN 100805209506
    LC Control Number89042547

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Nov 01,  · Love in the western world by Rougemont, Denis de, ; Beigion, Montgomery, tr. Publication date Topics Love, Courtly love, Albigenses, Comparative literature, Tristan (Legendary character) Publisher New York, Harcourt, Brace and company Collection Internet Archive Books.

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