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Medieval English Politics and Poetry: (1) Edward II; (2) Chaucer

Seymour Phillips¬†considers aspects of the biography of the medieval English king Edward II, whose tumultuous twenty-year reign was marked with sexual scandal, political buffeting, and international intrigue. In the second segment [16:35],¬†James Wimsatt¬†discusses his book about the medieval English poet … Continue reading

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