Piers Plowman

Piers Plowman

Author: William Langland

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0192836463

Page: 355

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This is a reissue of the previous World's Classics edition.

This is a reissue of the previous World's Classics edition.



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Piers Plowman
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: William Langland
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-06 - Publisher: McFarland

William Langland's 14th-century poem Piers Plowman is a disturbing and often humorous commentary on corruption and greed that remains meaningful today. The allegorical and satirical work revolves around the narrator's quest to live a good life, and takes the form of a series of dreams in which Piers, the honest
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Pages: 355
Authors: William Langland
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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The Myth of Piers Plowman
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: Lawrence Warner
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-06 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

"Addressing the history of the production and reception of the great medieval poem, Piers Plowman, Lawrence Warner reveals the many ways in which scholars, editors and critics over the centuries created their own speculative narratives about the poem, which gradually came to be regarded as factually true. Warner begins by
Piers Plowman
Language: en
Pages: 426
Authors: William Langland, Derek Albert Pearsall
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Liverpool University Press

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 issues and debates of the day and acts as a commentary on cataclysmic events such as the Peasants’
Piers Plowman
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: William Langland
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

This translation first appeared in a privately printed edition in 1904 (the translator remains anonymous). With an Introduction by Derek Matravers. When it was first published in 1781, The Confessions scandalised Europe with its emotional honesty and frank treatment of the author's sexual and intellectual development. Since then, it has