Speaking in the Medieval World

Speaking in the Medieval World

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This collection of essays treats medieval language use in its sociolinguistic context, drawing primarily on texts in English, French, German, and Spanish.He uses aquot;confessouraquot; as opposed to Thomasa#39;s aquot;shryven, aquot; he quotes the Bible back at the friar (Matthew 5: 13, mentioned at line 2196), and his internal monologue (2218-27) and following speech (2228-42) contain the words aquot; ymaginacioun, demonstracion, ... aquot;Doubting Thomasaquot; is not the patron saint of modem scholars.

Title:Speaking in the Medieval World
Author:Jean E. Godsall-Myers
Publisher:BRILL - 2003-01-01


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