Search results

You are looking at 1 - 2 of 2 items for :

  • "war machine" x
  • Manchester Medieval Studies x
  • Refine by access: All content x
Clear All
Colin Veach

. Although the Welsh and Irish were inevitably able to acquire the trappings of the English war machine, from the battlefield or otherwise,76 this gap remained at the production end. So it was that, in 1260, an Irish poet could still depict (perhaps a bit too figuratively) the ‘uneven combat’ between the Irish in their ‘shirts of thin satin’ and the English who were ‘a single phalanx of iron’.77 If this is unlikely to be a wholly accurate description of the mid-­thirteenth-­century combatants, it is at least testament to the accustomed disparity between the two military

in Lordship in four realms
Shakespeare’s refurbishment of Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde
John Drakakis

lives’. 8 So much for the search for an ‘essence’ of ‘personality’. One further extension of this might be the proposition developed by Deleuze and Guattari in their chapter on ‘The War Machine’ in A Thousand Plateaus (1988), and the necessity of conceiving ‘the war machine as itself a pure form of exteriority, whereas the State apparatus constitutes the form of

in Love, history and emotion in Chaucer and Shakespeare