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Scribal Authorship and the Writing of History in Medieval England

  title={Scribal Authorship and the Writing of History in Medieval England},
  author={Matthew Fisher},
Author(s): Fisher, Matthew | Abstract: Based on new readings of some of the least-read texts by some of the best-known scribes of later medieval England, Scribal Authorship and the Writing of History in Medieval England reconceptualizes medieval scribes as authors, and the texts ... 
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