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Piers Plowman

Author: William Langland; Derek Pearsall
Publisher: Exeter, UK : University of Exeter Press, 2008.
Series: Exeter medieval texts and studies.
Edition/Format:   Book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Langland's poem stands at the centre of the study of ideological conflict, social change and religious ideas in the later fourteenth century. It is a poem that vividly encapsulates the great  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: William / Text C Langland
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Langland; Derek Pearsall
ISBN: 9780859897839 0859897834 9780859897846 0859897842
OCLC Number: 258088787
Language Note: Text in Middle English; introd. and notes in modern English; includes Middle English-modern English glossary.
Notes: "First published in 1978 by Edward Arnold in 'York medieval texts, Second series.' An edition with minor corrections was published by University of Exeter Press in 1994"--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 426 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The fair field full of folk --
Holy Church --
The marriage plans of Meed the Maid --
Meed the Maid at Westminster --
Meed the Maid on trial --
The author's apologia and the Sermon of Reason --
The confession of the sins --
The shriving of the folk; Piers Plowman's guide to Truth --
The ploughing of the half-acre --
The pardon sent from Truth --
The search for Dowel : the discourse of the friars, Thought, and Wit --
Learning and Salvation : the Discourse of Study, Clergy, and Rechelesnesse --
The debate about Salvation continued : Discourse of Rechelesnesse on Humility and Patient Poverty --
Rechelesnesse concludes ; the mirror of Middle-Earth --
Imaginatif --
The feast of Patience and the meeting with Activa Vita --
Patience and Liberum Arbitrium --
Liberum Arbitrium on Charity and the Church --
The tree of Charity and the meeting with Faith --
Hope and the good Samaritan --
The crucifixion and the harrowing of Hell --
The founding of Holy Church --
The coming of Antichrist.
Series Title: Exeter medieval texts and studies.
Other Titles: Piers Plowman.
Responsibility: William Langland ; a new annotated edition of the C-text by Derek Pearsall.
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Scholarly and accessible, this will be an invaluable edition for both students of the poem and those specializing in the field. -- C.J.S Medium Aevum. Vol LXXVIII 2009 Although a 'student edition' in Read more...

 
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