Gower Bibliography

Medieval Multilingualism and Gower's Literary Practice

Machan, Tim William. "Medieval Multilingualism and Gower's Literary Practice." Studies in Philology 103 (2006), pp. 1-25.


Machan—-one of the most interesting and profound speculators about late medieval English sociolinguistics now writing—-argues for “the strategic character of [Gower’s] multilingualism, the way in which, within the grammatical and pragmatic constraints of a language, purpose can determine usage

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Subjects:Language and Word Studies

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