A Guidebook to Piers Plowman by Anna Baldwin

By Anna Baldwin

William Langland's poem Piers Plowman is likely one of the most well-liked and widely-studied heart English works. This accomplished, readable advisor leads the coed chronologically during the complete textual content and is designed to be learn along it. Assuming no earlier 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 spiritual, political and social concerns he raises
* information the genres and assets the poet uses
* employs up to date bibliographical wisdom to supply substitute severe interpretations and recommend methods of touching on those to the poet's key concerns
* explains Langland's old, theological and mental assumptions in worthwhile inserted textual content boxes
* good points illustrations and recommendations for extra reading.

Concise and approachable, this is often a useful instrument to assist scholars enjoy the originality and modernity of Langland's poetry.

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