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Languages of power in the age of Richard II

Author: Lynn Staley
Publisher: University Park, PA : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2005.
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Richard II's reign was wracked by problems of a social, political, religious and military nature and events such as the Merciless Parliament of 1387-8 which witnessed opposition to his rule, meant  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Staley, Lynn, 1947-
Languages of power in the age of Richard II.
University Park, PA : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004013330
Named Person: Richard, King of England; Geoffrey Chaucer; Richard, roi d'Angleterre; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Richard, King of England
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Staley
ISBN: 0271031867 9780271031866
OCLC Number: 77569688
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 394 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The hawk on the wrist and the fool in the chimney corner --
Inheritances and translations --
Princely powers --
French georgics and English ripostes.
Responsibility: Lynn Staley.
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"Lynn Staley's new book is informed by an impressive command of Middle English culture and is chockablock with new insights. Few scholars could offer such a rich confrontation of literature and Read more...

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