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A guidebook to Piers Plowman

Author: Anna P Baldwin; William Langland
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This ... guide works chronologically through the entire text of 'Piers Plowman' and is designed to be read alongside it. Assuming no previous knowledge, it equips readers to enjoy and analyse the text for themselves by clarifying Langland's thinking, contextualising the religious, political and social issues raised, detailing the genres and sources he is using, and offering alternative critical interpretations at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Langland; William Langland; William Langland; William Langland
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anna P Baldwin; William Langland
ISBN: 023050714X 0230507158 9780230507142 9780230507159
OCLC Number: 77012200
Description: xiii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The first vision : Passus 1-4 --
The second vision : Passus 5-7 --
The third vision : Passus 8-12 --
The fourth vision : Passus 13-14 --
The fifth vision : Passus 15-17 --
The sixth vision --
The seventh vision --
The eighth vision.
Responsibility: Anna Baldwin.

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This comprehensive guide works chronologically through the text of Piers Plowman. Assuming no previous knowledge, it equips readers to enjoy and analyse the text for themselves by contextualizing the  Read more...

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'An impressive piece of work which serves its student readership admirably.' - James Simpson, Harvard University, USA

 
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