The Familiar Enemy. Chaucer, Language, and Nation in the Hundred Years War.
Oxford University Press, 2009. 478p. Hardback. This will be recognized as one of the most important books in Middle English and Chaucer Studies of the last thirty years ... it offers illuminating long perspectives on contemporary debates on where and when nationhood begins and ends, and on how linguistic practices mesh with territorial and political structuresa brilliant and timely book. David Wallace, Queen Mary Medieval Studies (Publisher's information).