A Guide to Piers Plowman

Hardcover | March 15, 2007

byAnna Baldwin

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This comprehensive, readable 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 key points. An invaluable tool to help readers appreciate the originality and modernity of Langland's poetry.

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This comprehensive, readable 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, d...

ANNA BALDWIN is a teacher of English at Hills Rd Sixth Form College, Cambridge, UK.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:March 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023050714X

ISBN - 13:9780230507142

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Table of Contents

List of Text Boxes * List of Illustrations * Acknowledgements * Abbreviations * Introduction * The First Vision * The Second Vision * The Third Vision * The Fourth Vision * The Fifth Vision * The Sixth Vision * The Seventh and Eighth Visions * Bibliography * Index