England the Nation: Language, Literature, and National Identity, 1290-1340 / Edition 1

England the Nation: Language, Literature, and National Identity, 1290-1340 / Edition 1

by Thorlac Turville-Petre, Petra Turville
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198122799

ISBN-13: 9780198122791

Pub. Date: 03/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Turville-Petre surveys the wide range of writings by the generation before Chaucer. He explores how English writers in the half-century leading up to the outbreak of the Hundred Years War expressed their concepts of England as a nation, and how they exploited the association between nation, people, and language. The study forms a significant contribution to current

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Turville-Petre surveys the wide range of writings by the generation before Chaucer. He explores how English writers in the half-century leading up to the outbreak of the Hundred Years War expressed their concepts of England as a nation, and how they exploited the association between nation, people, and language. The study forms a significant contribution to current debates on nationalism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198122791
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1996
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.69(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.77(d)
Lexile:
1570L (what's this?)

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