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Piers Plowman : A New Translation of the B-Text - William Langland

Piers Plowman

A New Translation of the B-Text

Paperback Published: 26th February 2009
ISBN: 9780199555260
Number Of Pages: 416

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This is a new translation into contemporary English of one of the greatest poems of the English Middle Ages. Piers Plowman remains of enduring interest for its vivid picture of the whole life of medieval society, for its deeply imaginative religious vision, and for its passionate concern to see justice and truth prevail in our world.

A. V. C. Schmidt's translation of the B-text is provided with an Introduction and extensive Notes which place the work in its contemporary setting and offer a full interpretative commentary on the poem.

ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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Excellent tanslation, excellent notes. * Dr. Anita O'Connell, University of Sunderland. *

ISBN: 9780199555260
ISBN-10: 0199555265
Series: World's Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 26th February 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.5  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.29

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