New PDF release: A Guidebook to Piers Plowman

By Anna Baldwin

William Langland's poem Piers Plowman is among the hottest and widely-studied heart English works. This finished, readable advisor leads the scholar chronologically throughout the whole textual content and is designed to be learn along it. Assuming no past wisdom, readers are brought to characters, plot and argument in approach that allows them to get pleasure from and examine the textual content for themselves.

A Guidebook to 'Piers Plowman':
* clarifies and explores Langland's thinking
* contextualises the non secular, political and social matters he raises
* info the genres and resources the poet uses
* employs updated bibliographical wisdom to provide replacement serious interpretations and recommend methods of concerning those to the poet's key concerns
* explains Langland's old, theological and mental assumptions in useful inserted textual content boxes
* positive aspects illustrations and recommendations for extra reading.

Concise and approachable, this can be a useful software to aid scholars savour the originality and modernity of Langland's poetry.

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