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Thread #166098   Message #3992299
Posted By: GUEST
14-May-19 - 07:09 AM
Thread Name: If you don't like ballads......
Subject: RE: If you don't like ballads......
@ Iains

I read the Observations on the Language of Chaucer. That is why I can say with some confidence that he did not take a 'lit crit' view. I believe he called himself a 'philologist', nomenclature which is itself no longer used for academic fiends, as understandings have moved on.