The French Fetish from Chaucer to Shakespeare by Deanne WilliamsThe French Fetish from Chaucer to Shakespeare by Deanne Williams

The French Fetish from Chaucer to Shakespeare

byDeanne Williams

Paperback | May 21, 2007

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Tracing the cultural legacy of the Norman Conquest in England from 1350 to 1600, Deanne Williams demonstrates how English literature emerged out of a simultaneous engagement with, and resistance to, the presence of French language and culture in medieval and early modern England. Chapters on Chaucer, the Corpus Christi Plays, William Caxton, early Tudor poetry, and Shakespeare examine a variety of English responses to, and representations of, France and "the French".
Deanne Williams is Assistant Professor at the Department of English, York University, Toronto.
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Title:The French Fetish from Chaucer to ShakespeareFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.67 inPublished:May 21, 2007Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521037387

ISBN - 13:9780521037389

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Barbarous intimations; 1. Pardon my French; 2. Sympathy for the devil; 3. My fair lady; 4. A fine romance; 5. Roan Barbary; Conclusion: no man's Elizabeth; Notes; Index.