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Great Authors of the British Isles: Beowulf to Shakespeare

27 minutes 44 seconds

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How did the English language transition from Old English to Middle English to the rich and brilliant words of William Shakespeare? This title traces the development of the English language by highlighting the following famous texts: Beowulf, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The Canterbury Tales, and Romeo and Juliet.

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Runtime: 27 minutes 44 seconds

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    Kitty L. (Jackson, MS)
    August 19th, 2019 at 09:56 AM

    Great information for students.