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A Century of British Medieval Studies$
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Alan Deyermond

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780197263952

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.001.0001

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Language

Chapter:
(p.336) (p.337) Language
Source:
A Century of British Medieval Studies
Author(s):

R. H. Robins

Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0014

This chapter examines the history and developments in British scholarship on medieval language studies. It clarifies three topics sensitive to the analysis of British medieval language studies. These include the content of the term medieval as a historical adjective, the meaning and concept of language and what is specifically British scholarship. This chapter focuses on the medieval study of language as a specifically human activity and part of the divine creation of mankind.

Keywords:   language studies, British scholarship, medieval studies, human activity, historical adjective

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