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The Familiar Enemy: Chaucer, Language and Nation in the Hundred Years War.

Butterfield, Ardis. "The Familiar Enemy: Chaucer, Language and Nation in the Hundred Years War." Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009 ISBN 9780199574865

Review

Butterfield has written a book which, in the view of this reader, will alter entirely how the Anglo-French relationship can be understood henceforward by scholars of language, social history, and literature. To do such a book justice requires a format altogether other than this. Suffice it to say that her canvas is vast--the Hundred Years’ War--although this is sometimes difficult to recall, amidst so much and so widely-cast learning that includes, among many things, “English, French, and Anglo-French,

Item Type:Book
Subjects:Sources, Analogues, and Literary Relations
Language and Word Studies
Cinkante Balades

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