No other Middle Dutch text has meant so much to so many as 'Reynard the Fox'. Medievalist Frits van Oostrom examines why this story has remained so popular for centuries.
In 2005 the Dutch Minister of Education, Maria van der Hoeven, set up a commission of wise individuals to produce a canon for primary and secondary education. This canon, the ‘Story of the Netherlands' in an international context, is to tak...
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In recent years, there has been renewed interest in Great Britain in 'Reynard the Fox', a masterpiece of medieval Dutch literature.