Musical Backgrounds for English Literature: 1580-1650
Rutgers University Press, 1962 - 292 pages
The author traces the history of metaphysical ideas about music and explores the place of these in the poetry of Milton.
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Musical Backgrounds for English Literature: 1580-1650 (Classic Reprint)
Gretchen Ludke Finney
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