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Cognition as recognition
James Simpson

general; the force of the recognition is reformist and very particular. The old, the dying and the general are, that is, the very conditions of the revivification, the reform and unique application. An abiding literary canon is never therefore obsolete, since it remains fresh for every generation of new readers. Informed conversation with a recognised past, central to the entire tradition of liberal education since Antiquity – and, in my view, for our undergraduate pedagogy (as distinct from our research operation) – is the ­condition of reformist movement into the

in Contemporary Chaucer across the centuries
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Tim Shaw

Inns and music derives from Fortescue’s accounts of the recreations of the Inns’ members, where a ‘smattering of a liberal education’ could be gained. It was, Fortescue maintained, ‘like a school of all manners that nobles learn. There they learn to sing and exercise themselves in every kind of harmony. They also practice dancing and all games proper to noblemen, just as those in the king’s household

in Gentry culture in late-medieval England