High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands

The English Reynard
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The English Reynard

(Jan Franken) The Low Countries - 2000, № 8, pp. 283-285

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In the Middle Ages, in the borderland where Romance and Germanic languages meet – Picardy, Flanders and Alsace – a new literary genre emerged: beast epic. This piece is about the place of the Dutch-language Reynaert tradition in English fox-lore. Kenneth Varty, Reynard, Renart, Reinaert and Other Foxes in Medieval England. The Iconographic Evidence. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 1999.

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