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A game of heuene : Word play and the meaning of Piers Plowman B

Author: Mary Clemente Davlin
Publisher: Cambridge : Brewer, 1989
Series: Piers Plowman studies, 7
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A stylistic study of puns and other forms of word play in the B-version of the Middle English narrative poem, "Piers Plowman". The author argues that the intense attention demanded of the reader is a  Read more...

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Named Person: William Langland
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Clemente Davlin
ISBN: 0859912728 9780859912723
OCLC Number: 476083328
Description: 147 sider
Contents: Word play in "Piers Plowman" - an introduction; passus I; passus IX; passus XI (with XII); passus XVIII; the "game of heuene" and the meaning of Piers Plowman.
Series Title: Piers Plowman studies, 7

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A rewardingly close reading of some of the puns and wordplay... sheds interesting and provocative light on a number of individual lines and words, demonstrating how the shifting and unstable nature Read more...

 
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