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Yearbook of Langland Studies 30 (2016)

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VII+390 p., 156 x 234 mm, 2016
ISBN: 978-2-503-55984-1
Languages: English
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and Refrain: A Meditation on Poetic Procedure in Piers Plowman - Eleanor Johnson

William Langland and John Ball - Michael Johnston

Hiatus and Elision in the Poems of the Alliterative Revival: -ly and -liche Suffixes - Noriko Inoue

Defining Markedness in Middle English - Tim William Machan

Piers Plowman

and the Durable Alliterative Tradition - Eric Weiskott

Langland and the French Tradition

Langland and the French Tradition: Introduction - R. D. Perry and Elizaveta Strakhov

Allegory, Hermeneutics, and Textuality: The French Lineage of Langland’s Re-Visionary Poetics - Marco Nievergelt

Grace Holds the ‘Clicket’ to the Heavenly ‘Wiket’: Piers Plowman, the Roman de la Rose, and the Poetics of Penetration - Sarah Wilma Watson

Madame Meed: Fauvel, Isabella, and the French Circumstances of Piers Plowman - Andrew Galloway

‘But Who Will Bell the Cat?’: Deschamps, Brinton, Langland, and the Hundred Years’ War - Elizaveta Strakhov

Langland’s French Song - R. D. Perry

Response: Not Peter or Perkyn, but Piers - Nicolette Zeeman

Plenary Lecture

Sixth International Piers Plowman Society Conference, Seattle, University of Washington, 23 July 2015
‘Stability and the Reading of Piers Plowman’ - C. David Benson

Notes: Scriptural Allusion in Lines 38–39 of the Prologue to Piers Plowman - Erin K. Wagner


Adam Usk’s Secret

(by Steven Justice) - CANDACE BARRINGTON

New Directions in Medieval Manuscript Studies and Reading Practices: Essays in Honor of Derek Pearsall

(ed. by Kathryn Kerby-Fulton, John J. Thompson, and Sarah Baechle) - STEPHANIE L. BATKIE

Transforming Work: Early Modern Pastoral and Late Medieval Poetry

(by Katherine C. Little) - GENELLE GERTZ

Unwritten Verities: The Making of England’s Vernacular Legal Culture, 1463–1549

(by Sebastian Sobecki) - JENNIFER JAHNER

Doctors in English: A Study of the Wycliffite Gospel Commentaries

(by Anne Hudson) - KATHLEEN E. KENNEDY

Jankyn’s Book of Wikked Wyves

, vol. ii: Seven Commentaries on Walter Map’s ‘Dissuasio Valerii’ (ed. and trans. by Traugott Lawler and Ralph Hanna III, using materials collected by Karl Young and Robert A. Pratt) - JONATHAN M. NEWMAN

Romance and the Gentry in Late Medieval England

(by Michael Johnston) - RALUCA RADULESCU

Imagining the Parish in Late Medieval England

(by Ellen K. Rentz) - CLAIRE M. WATERS

Annual Bibliography, 2015 Compiled by Alastair Bennett

Interest Classification:
Religion (including History of Religion) & Theology
Christian Church : laity & heterodoxy
Medieval & Modern (Indo-European) Languages & Literatures
English language & literature
Middle English language & literature
Medieval & Renaissance History (c.400-1500)
Medieval European history (400-1500) : main subdisciplines
Cultural & intellectual history

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