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Author Gellrich, Jesse M., 1942-
Title Discourse and dominion in the fourteenth century : oral contexts of writing in philosophy, politics, and poetry / Jesse M. Gellrich.
Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1995]
©1995

Author Gellrich, Jesse M., 1942-
Subject English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism.
Oral tradition -- England.
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History.
Written communication -- England.
Discourse analysis, Literary.
Oral-formulaic analysis.
Philosophy, Medieval.
Great Britain -- History -- 14th century -- Historiography.
Great Britain -- Civilization -- 1066-1485.
England -- Languages.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 304 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-296) and index.
Contents Introduction: ch. 1. Vox literata: on the uses of oral and written language in the later Middle Ages -- pt. 1. Philosophy: ch. 2. The voice of the sign and the semiology of dominion in the work of Ockham -- ch. 3. "Real language" and the rule of the book in the work of Wyclif -- pt. 2. Politics: ch. 4. Orality and rhetoric in the chronicle history of Edward III -- ch. 5. The politics of literacy in the reign of Richard II -- pt. 3. Poetry: ch. 6. The spell of the ax: Diglossia and history in Sir Gawain and the green knight -- ch. 7. "Withouten any repplicacioun": discourse and dominion in The knight's tale.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1400811716 (electronic bk.)
9781400811717 (electronic bk.)
9780691037493 (cl ; acid-free paper)
0691037493 (cl ; acid-free paper)
OCLC # 51480697
Additional Format Print version: Gellrich, Jesse M., 1942- Discourse and dominion in the fourteenth century. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1995 0691037493 (DLC) 94003761 (OCoLC)30815825


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