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    Language Contact in Piers Plowman.Tim William Machan - 1994 - Speculum 69 (2):359-385.
    To begin with the familiar: Piers Plowman is loaded with Latin. There are Latin verses, Latin proverbs, and quotations from the Latin Bible. There are allegorical characters like Concupiscencia Carnis, one of Fortune's daughters, whose very names are in Latin, and there are scattered Latin words and phrases. Even the structural divisions of the poem, according to manuscript rubrication, bear the Latin title passus and not the native fit.
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    Chaucer and the History of English.Tim William Machan - 2012 - Speculum 87 (1):147-175.
    Linguistic history, like all history, is written retrospectively. It is written from some historical vantage that allows a critic to survey what has been previously spoken and written and to decide which forms are representative, which aberrant, which tangential, and which proleptic in the ways they figure in a coherent account of language change and development. While speakers use language to accomplish specific tasks in specific situations, historians assemble these utterances into moments of stasis and narratives of change. Classifying the (...)
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    Elaine Treharne, Living Through Conquest: The Politics of Early English, 1020–1220. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. Paper. Pp. Xv, 218; 7 Black-and-White Figures. $29.95. ISBN: 9780199585267. [REVIEW]Tim William Machan - 2014 - Speculum 89 (1):257-259.
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    Language and the Declining World in Chaucer, Dante, and Jean de Meun. John M. Fyler.Tim William Machan - 2008 - Speculum 83 (4):984-985.
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    Multilingualism in Later Medieval Britain. D. A. Trotter.Tim William Machan - 2002 - Speculum 77 (2):645-647.
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    Textual Situations: Three Medieval Manuscripts and Their ReadersAndrew Taylor.Tim William Machan - 2003 - Speculum 78 (3):1005-1007.
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    William Caxton, The Booke of Ovyde Named Methamorphose, Ed. Richard J. Moll. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies and Oxford: Bodleian Library, 2013. Pp. Viii, 652. $150. ISBN: 978-0-88844-182-9. [REVIEW]Tim William Machan - 2016 - Speculum 91 (2):472-473.
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    Who Is Buried in Chaucer's Tomb? Studies in the Reception of Chaucer's Book. Joseph A. Dane.Tim William Machan - 2000 - Speculum 75 (4):915-916.
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    William Ian Miller, Audun and the Polar Bear: Luck, Law, and Largesse in a Medieval Tale of Risky Business.(Medieval Law and Its Practice, 1.) Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2008. Pp. Xi, 155.€ 89. [REVIEW]Tim William Machan - 2010 - Speculum 85 (1):177-178.
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