The History of English Podcast

Episode 129: Chaucer’s Vulgar Tongue [EXPLICIT LANGUAGE]

av The History of English Podcast | Publicerades 9/25/2019

Geoffrey Chaucer was one of the few poets of the Middle Ages to explore the vulgar side of English and the connection between the common people and their language. The Miller’s Tale exemplifies this style. In this episode, we explore … Continue reading →

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A chronological history of the English language examined through the lens of historical events that shaped the development and spread of the language from the Eurasian steppe to the entire world.