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Afterlives of the saints

hagiography, typology, and Renaissance literature

by Julia Reinhard Lupton

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European literature -- Renaissance, 1450-1600 -- History and criticism,
  • Religious literature -- History and criticism,
  • Christian saints in literature,
  • Christian hagiography,
  • Typology (Theology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-262) and index.

    StatementJulia Reinhard Lupton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN721 .L87 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 269 p. :
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL813211M
    ISBN 100804726434
    LC Control Number95050474

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