TITLE

'MY LADY TONGUE': THOMAS TOMKIS'S LINGUA

AUTHOR(S)
Carpenter, Sarah
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Medieval English Theatre;2002, Vol. 24, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter of the book "Medieval English Theatre" (METh) is presented. It explores the subject of "Language and Languages" and was presented on March 23, 2002, at the 2002 METh meeting at Nottingham, England. Considering the comic play of "Lingua," by Thomas Tomkis, it describes and evaluates a 17th century theoretical approach to language. "Lingua" draws on traditional as well as modern theories of language and offers the conflicting notions of language.
ACCESSION #
31588598

 

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