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Sartorial strategies outfitting aristocrats and fashioning conduct in late medieval literature by Nicole D. Smith

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English


  • Clothing and dress in literature,
  • French literature,
  • English literature,
  • Social history,
  • History and criticism,
  • Medieval Literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNicole D. Smith
LC ClassificationsPR275.S63 S65 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25223603M
ISBN 100268041377
ISBN 109780268041373
LC Control Number2012005301

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