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© 2018 Jane Bliss

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Jane Bliss, An Anglo-Norman Reader. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, 2018.

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ISBN Paperback: 978-1-78374-313-1

ISBN Hardback: 978-1-78374-314-8

ISBN Digital (PDF): 978-1-78374-315-5

ISBN Digital ebook (epub): 978-1-78374-316-2

ISBN Digital ebook (mobi): 978-1-78374-317-9

DOI: 10.11647/OBP.0110

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