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<i>Harrowing of Hell</i>

Edited by Dinah Birch

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

Seventh edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780192806871
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191735066
Harrowing of Hell

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A semi‐dramatic poem of 250 lines in octosyllabic couplets from about 1250, based on the legend that Christ descended

Reference Entry.  140 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish)

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