Religious crisis and the poetics of authority in the late middle ages by Steven Justice

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  • Ubertino, -- da Casale, -- 1259-ca. 1329.,
  • Jacopone, -- da Todi, -- 1230-1306.,
  • Poetry, Medieval -- History and criticism.,
  • Religion and poetry.

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