The History of English Podcast

Episode 130: Dialect Dialogues

av The History of English Podcast | Publicerades 10/22/2019

Geoffrey Chaucer was one of the first English writers to compose dialogue in regional dialects to reflect the way characters spoke in the different parts of England. In this episode, we explore the dialogue of Chaucer’s northern students in the … Continue reading →

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