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By Anna Baldwin

William Langland's poem Piers Plowman is without doubt one of the most well-liked and widely-studied heart English works. This complete, readable consultant leads the scholar chronologically throughout the whole textual content and is designed to be learn along it. Assuming no prior wisdom, readers are brought to characters, plot and argument in method that allows them to take pleasure in and examine the textual content for themselves.

A Guidebook to 'Piers Plowman':
* clarifies and explores Langland's thinking
* contextualises the spiritual, political and social matters he raises
* information the genres and resources the poet uses
* employs updated bibliographical wisdom to provide replacement severe interpretations and recommend methods of pertaining to those to the poet's key concerns
* explains Langland's historic, theological and mental assumptions in important inserted textual content boxes
* gains illustrations and recommendations for extra reading.

Concise and approachable, this is often a useful device to aid scholars take pleasure in the originality and modernity of Langland's poetry.

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