The English Hymn : A Critical and Historical Study

The English Hymn : A Critical and Historical Study

by J. R. Watson

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Why do people sing hymns? Are hymns poetry? What makes a good hymn? The author discusses the nature of hymns and their particular appeal, examines the English hymn as a literary form, and systematically describes its development through four centuries, from the Reformation to the mid-twentieth century.

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ISBN-13: 9780198270027
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/12/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 568
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)
Lexile: 1320L (what's this?)
Age Range: 3 Months to 3 Years

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