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Discourse and Dominion in the Fourteenth Century:
Oral Contexts of Writing in Philosophy, Politics, and Poetry
Jesse M. Gellrich

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Vox Literata: On the Uses of Oral and Written Language in the Later Middle Ages3
Ch. 2The Voice of the Sign and the Semiology of Dominion in the Work of Ockham39
Ch. 3"Real Language" and the Rule of the Book in the Work of Wyclif79
Ch. 4Orality and Rhetoric in the Chronicle History of Edward III123
Ch. 5The Politics of Literacy in the Reign of Richard II151
Ch. 6The Spell of the Ax: Diglossia and History in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight195
Ch. 7"Withouten Any Repplicacioun": Discourse and Dominion in the Knight's Tale227
Bibliography273
Index297

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