Green Children from Another World, or the Archipelago in England

  • Jeffrey Jerome Cohen
Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)


This chapter argues that a mysterious episode of green children emerging from the earth in twelfth-century England carries to the text’s surface a historian’s anxiety about the cultural diversity beneath the story of his nation.


Twelfth Century Green Child British History English Identity Shared Past 
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© Jeffrey Jerome Cohen 2008

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