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Editing Piers Plowman

The Evolution of the Text (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature)

by Charlotte Brewer

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry & poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • England,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • English,
  • British Isles,
  • Manuscripts, English (Middle),
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Medieval,
  • Poetry,
  • Langland, William, --1330?-1400?--Piers the P,
  • Langland, William,--1330?-1400?--Piers the Plowman--Criticism, Textual,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism / Poetry,
  • Literary Criticism-English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism-Medieval,
  • Editing,
  • Christian poetry, English (Middle),
  • Criticism, Textual,
  • Manuscripts, Medieval

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages478
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7714069M
    ISBN 100521024021
    ISBN 109780521024020
    OCLC/WorldCa71210467

    Editing “Piers Plowman”: The Evolution of the Text. New York: Cambridge University Press, New York: Cambridge University Press, An account of the more than fifty editions of the. The poet appears to have produced several versions of Piers Plowman at different times. Brewer's book Piers Plowman: the Z version [1] (edited with A.G. Rigg, Toronto ) advanced the view that a disregarded manuscript in Oxford's Bodley Library (Bodley ) might be an early, or even first, iteration of the poem rather than a conflation of Authority control: BIBSYS: , .

    Piers Plowman is a Middle English poem written in the 14th century by one William Langland. Little is known about the author except that he might be from the area in the west of England.   Rebecca Davis’s new book “Piers Plowman” and the Books of Nature appeared last year from Oxford University Press.I have reviewed the book for The Journal of English and Germanic Philology, and reproduce the opening paragraph of my review here.. Classroom discussion of Middle English literature may often be enriched by exploration of the word .

    Major works that receive attention include Trevisa’s translation of the Polychronicon, the Middle English Brut, Piers Plowman, Love’s Mirror of the Blessed Life of Jesus Christ, and Mirk’s Festial; a wide range of shorter devotional and historical texts, in both verse and prose, is also considered, as are aspects related to the. Piers Plowman’s Influences: Genre, Authors, and beyond Much recent scholarship on Piers Plowman has focused on the poem’s debts to particular genres (e.g., romance, pastoralia, popular verse) and authors (e.g., Chaucer, Machaut). But much of this work focuses on a single source influencing Langland, published as standalone, discrete articles.


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Editing Piers Plowman: The Evolution of the Text This book is an account of the editions of the poem that have appeared sincewhen it was first published by the protestant reformer Robert Crowley. It examines the circumstances in which the editions were produced, the lives and intellectual motivations of the editors, and the.

Reading 'Piers Plowman' is an indispensable scholarly guide to a magnificent - and notoriously difficult - medieval poem.

With 'Piers Plowman', the fourteenth-century poet William Langland proved that English verse could be at once spiritually electrifying and intellectually rigorous, capable of imagining society in its totality while at the same time exploring heady ideas about Cited by: 8.

The fifty-plus manuscripts of Piers Plowman have always posed a puzzle to scholars. This book is an account of the editions of the poem which have appeared sincewhen it was first published by the protestant reformer Robert Crowley.

It examines the circumstances in which the editions were produced, the lives and intellectual motivations Cited by: Best”, and the hopes and fears of Piers Plowman, an everyman. It is generally thought to have been written by William Langland, mostly from internal references and puns on his name in the text.

Langland was born c.in Ledbury, near the Malvern Hills; though Cleobury Mortimer also has a claim. He died c. File Size: 2MB. Get this from a library.

Editing Piers Plowman: the evolution of the text. [Charlotte Brewer] -- The fifty-plus Editing Piers Plowman book manuscripts of Piers Plowman have always posed a puzzle to editors and readers. This book is an account of the editions of the. Essays for Piers Plowman.

Piers Plowman essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of Piers Plowman by William Langland. Dreams and Allegory in Middle English Poetry- Piers Plowman and Pearl. When I was studying at Christendom College, I had to read a book called Piers was part of the core curriculum that all students had to study, a set of 24 separate classes (plus the math, science, and language requirements) that comprised the entirety of the freshman and sophomore years, as well as some of the junior year.

Brewer MAE 65 96 Editing PP (review of Schmidt's parallel-text ed.)) C. Brewer, Editing PP: The evolution of the text CUP 96 S. Taylor ES 77 96 F scribe and R MS in PP B C. Benson and Lynne Blanchfield, The MSS of Piers Plowman B Brewer Warner shows that the 'Protestant Piers' was a reaction against the poem's oral mode of transmission, reveals the extensive eighteenth-century textual scholarship on the poem and contextualizes its first modernization.

This lively account of Piers Plowman challenges the way the poem has traditionally been read and by: 4. William Langland’s 14th-century poem The Vision of Piers Plowman was one of the most popular works of the Middle Ages, inspiring many of its copyists and readers to leave their own notes in their copies of the poem.

This website presents the marginal annotations from 15 manuscripts and early print editions, together with the text of the poem so that they can be compared and.

The speaker of the poem, Will, experiences a series of dream-visions on his quest to learn how to live a good Christian his dreams, he meets allegorical characters who represent both his external and internal world: the fundamental teachings and protagonists and antagonists of Christian cosmology; the social classes and economic relationships of medieval England; and.

Product Information. The fourteenth-century Piers Plowman is one of the most influential poems from the Age of Chaucer. Following the character Will on his quest for the true Christian life, the three dream narratives that make up this work address a number of pressing political, social, moral, and educational issues of the late Middle Ages.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: The Vision and Creed of Piers Ploughman, Volume I of II Author: William Langland Editor: Thomas Wright Release Date: September 7, [EBook #] Language: English Character set encoding.

The fifty-plus extant manuscripts of Piers Plowman have always posed a puzzle to editors and readers. This book is an account of the editions of the poem which have appeared sincewhen it was first published by the protestant reformer Robert : Charlotte Brewer.

Get FREE shipping on Editing Piers Plowman by Charlotte Brewer, from The fifty-plus manuscripts of Piers Plowman have always posed a puzzle to scholars.

This book is an account of the editions of the poem that have appeared sincewhen it was first published by the protestant reformer Robert Crowley. When first “published” in the fourteenth-century, William Langland’s Piers Plowman and the Mandeville-author’s The Book of Sir John Mandeville, each in their own right, went the number of extant manuscripts for both works suggests, they took the English nation by storm in the early decades of their reception history, not as instantaneous explosions.

See his "Giving Light to the Reader: Robert Crowley's Editions of Piers Plowman" (unpublished Ph.D. diss., University of Virginia, ), and "Robert Crowley and the Editing of Piers Plowman ()," Yearbook of Langland Studies 21 (): William Langland is the presumed author of a work of Middle English alliterative verse generally known as Piers Plowman, an allegory with a complex variety of religious themes.

The poem translated the language and concepts of the cloister into symbols and images that could be understood by a layman. William Langland's Piers Plowman.

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If it available for your country it will shown as book reader. By conservatively editing one important witness of Piers Plowman, Vaughan takes a new generation of students to an early version of this great medieval poem.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer Format: Paperback. Books have their fates, but accounts of their editorial history are shaped by suppositions.

Titles show this best. Chaucer has his ‘great tradition’, in the Leavisite phrase of Paul Ruggiers (ed.), Editing Chaucer: The Great Tradition (Norman, OK: Pilgrim Books, ).Piers Plowman, in contrast, has its ‘evolution of the text’, in the Darwinian phrase of Author: Andrew Galloway.The fourteenth-century Piers Plowman is one of the most influential poems from the Age of Chaucer.

Following the character Will on his quest for the true Christian life, the three dream narratives that make up this work address a number of pressing political, social, moral, and educational issues of the late Middle Ages.

Míċeál F. Vaughan presents a fresh edition of the .A Census of Crowley’s and Rogers’s Editions of Piers Plowman (STCa,)--Lawrence Warner, @, @lawrencewarner NB the Rogers material here has been updated and published in Later Middle English Literature, Materiality, and Culture: Essays in Honor of James M.

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