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The Toad and the Donkey : An Anthology of Norman Literature from the Channel Islands

Jennings, Geraint, Marquis, Yan
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Francis Boutle Publishers
Published: March 25, 2011
ISBN: 9781903427613
471 pages


For the first time, texts from Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney and Sark have been selected and translated in order to illustrate how writers from the Islands have been inspired by each other and by overseas influences. This literary tradition has been neglected, fitting neither into the comfortable categories of British literature nor French literature, but like the Channel Islands themselves, sitting somewhere in the currents which flow between both

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