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9780691638607 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $99.95
9780691066707 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 1, 1986, cover price $45.00

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9780691610481 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $39.95

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Product Description: In Beyond Reformation? An Essay on William Langland’s Piers Plowman and the End of Constantinian Christianity, David Aers presents a sustained and profound close reading of the final version of William Langland’s Piers Plowman, the most searching Christian poem of the Middle Ages in English...read more

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9780268020460 | Univ of Notre Dame Pr, November 15, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In Beyond Reformation?

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Product Description: First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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9780415941235 | Routledge, October 1, 2002, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: First Published in 2003.

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9781138868625, titled "The Literal Sense and the Gospel of John in Late Medieval Commentary and Literature" | Routledge, April 23, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: First Published in 2003.

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Product Description: Original and engaging, this study presents the four anonymous poems found in the Cotton Nero MS - Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight - as a composite text with a continuous narrative. While it is widely accepted that the poems attributed to the Pearl-Poet ought to be read together, this book demonstrates that instead of being analyzed as four distinct, though interconnected, textual entities, they ought to be studied as a single literary unit that produces meaning through its own intricate internal structure...read more

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9781472430823 | Ashgate Pub Co, August 28, 2014, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Original and engaging, this study presents the four anonymous poems found in the Cotton Nero MS - Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight - as a composite text with a continuous narrative.

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Product Description: The Gospel of John describes the Incarnation of Christ as "the Word made flesh"—an intriguing phrase that uses the logic of metaphor but is not traditionally understood as merely symbolic. Thus the conceptual puzzle of the Incarnation also draws attention to language and form: what is the Word; how is it related to language; how can the Word become flesh? Such theological questions haunt the material imagery engaged by medieval writers, the structural forms that give their writing shape, and even their ideas about language itself...read more

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9780812244519 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, January 7, 2013, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: The Gospel of John describes the Incarnation of Christ as "the Word made flesh"—an intriguing phrase that uses the logic of metaphor but is not traditionally understood as merely symbolic.

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Product Description: Winner of a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award The Middle English lyric occupies a place of considerable importance in the history of English literature. Here, for the first time in English, are found many features of formal and thematic importance: they include rhyme scheme, stanzaic form, the carol genre, love poetry in the manner of the troubadour poets, and devotional poems focusing on the love, suffering and compassion of Christ and the Virgin Mary...read more
By Thomas G. Duncan (editor)

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9781843840657 | Ds Brewer, January 1, 2006, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Winner of a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award The Middle English lyric occupies a place of considerable importance in the history of English literature.

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9781843842132 | Reprint edition (Ds Brewer, April 17, 2010), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Winner of a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award The Middle English lyric occupies a place of considerable importance in the history of English literature.

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Product Description: The essays examine Audelay's biography, his self-representation as the maker of his book, and the specific parts of that book, from the poems and colophons found in The Counsel of Conscience to the salutations and carols that follow in the manuscript, concluding with a defense of Audelay's authorship of Three Dead Kings and Fein's own study of the multiple endings of the Audelay Manuscript...read more
By Susanna Fein (editor)

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9781580441353 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, May 31, 2009, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: The essays examine Audelay's biography, his self-representation as the maker of his book, and the specific parts of that book, from the poems and colophons found in The Counsel of Conscience to the salutations and carols that follow in the manuscript, concluding with a defense of Audelay's authorship of Three Dead Kings and Fein's own study of the multiple endings of the Audelay Manuscript.

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9781580441360 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, February 28, 2009, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: The essays examine Audelay's biography, his self-representation as the maker of his book, and the specific parts of that book, from the poems and colophons found in The Counsel of Conscience to the salutations and carols that follow in the manuscript, concluding with a defense of Audelay's authorship of Three Dead Kings and Fein's own study of the multiple endings of the Audelay Manuscript.

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Product Description: The medieval English poem Piers Plowman is noted for its attacks on the clergy. The later fourteenth century, when the poem was written, is often thought of as an anticlerical age. This book is an extended investigation of the anticlericalism of the poem...read more

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9780521360173 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1989, cover price $78.99 | About this edition: The medieval English poem Piers Plowman is noted for its attacks on the clergy.

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9780521044547, titled "Piers Plowman and the New Anticlericalism" | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 3, 2007, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: The medieval English poem Piers Plowman is noted for its attacks on the clergy.

Product Description: The topics addressed in these ten essays provide grounds to assess the foci of contemporary Gower studies. Salient among them is the concern with representations of place, understood both as geography and as culture, in the poetry...read more
By R. F. Yeager (editor)

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9781580440981 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, January 30, 2008, cover price $79.00 | About this edition: The topics addressed in these ten essays provide grounds to assess the foci of contemporary Gower studies.

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9781580440998 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, November 1, 2007, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: It would not be an exaggeration to observe that in the last two decades Gower studies have developed in response to a widening appreciation of his poetry.

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Product Description: The medieval English surgeon was subject to a huge variety of cultural perceptions, ranging from that of pitiless butcher to sanctified healer. The bloody craft of surgery served as a uniquely encompassing metaphor for later medieval Christian identity, as defined by the urgent struggle between damnation and salvation articulated so vividly in Middle English poetry and prose...read more

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9781403968463 | 1 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, October 17, 2006), cover price $105.00 | About this edition: The medieval English surgeon was subject to a huge variety of cultural perceptions, ranging from that of pitiless butcher to sanctified healer.

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Product Description: This ambitious work links William Langland's great poem Piers Plowman to wider medieval enquiries into the nature of intellectual and spiritual desire. Nicolette Zeeman traces the history of psychology and its iconography in medieval devotional and theological literature, stretching back to St Augustine and Gregory the Great, and shows how an understanding of these traditions opens up a fresh reading of Piers Plowman...read more

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9780521856102 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 30, 2006, cover price $129.99 | About this edition: This ambitious work links William Langland's great poem Piers Plowman to wider medieval enquiries into the nature of intellectual and spiritual desire.

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Product Description: "A work of enormous importance. Of all the poems of the English Middle Ages, Piers Plowman is the one that most deserves and needs annotation of the fullest and best possible kind, both because it is a text of unrivaled literary quality and interest, and because it is characteristically knotty and deploys a language of unusual richness, density, and allusiveness...read more
By Stephen A. Barney (editor) and Andrew Galloway (editor)

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9780812239225 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, March 1, 2006, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: "A work of enormous importance.

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Product Description: The first full commentary on Piers Plowman since the late nineteenth century is inaugurated with the publication of the first two of its five projected volumes.The detailed and wide-ranging Penn Commentary places the allegorical dream-vision of Piers Plowman within the literary, historical, social, and intellectual contexts of late medieval England, and within the long history of critical interpretation of the poem, assessing past scholarship while offering original materials and insights throughout...read more
By Stephen A. Barney (editor) and Andrew Galloway (editor)

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9780812239218 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, February 22, 2006, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: The first full commentary on Piers Plowman since the late nineteenth century is inaugurated with the publication of the first two of its five projected volumes.

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Product Description: Engaging with four English poems or groups of poems-the anonymous medieval Crucifixion lyrics; William Langland's Piers Plowman, John Donne's Divine Poems, and John Milton's Paradise Lost-this book examines the nature of poetic encounter with God...read more

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9780754652700 | Ashgate Pub Co, September 30, 2005, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Engaging with four English poems or groups of poems-the anonymous medieval Crucifixion lyrics; William Langland's Piers Plowman, John Donne's Divine Poems, and John Milton's Paradise Lost-this book examines the nature of poetic encounter with God.

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Product Description: Though our modern understanding of the medieval doctrine of Purgatory is generally shaped by its presentation by Dante in the Divine Comedy, there is a lengthy history of speculation about the nature of such a place of purgation. Through these fourteenth-century Middle English poems, readers can experience something of the controversies that surfaced and resurfaced even after Aquinas had articulated his doctrine of the Communion of Saints...read more

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9781580440820 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, April 1, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Though our modern understanding of the medieval doctrine of Purgatory is generally shaped by its presentation by Dante in the Divine Comedy, there is a lengthy history of speculation about the nature of such a place of purgation.

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Product Description: This detailed study argues that theology and poetry enjoyed a mutually beneficial and productive relationship during the 14th century and that both poets and theologians, in this time of humanism, asserted the sanctity of the human body...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780268038694 | Univ of Notre Dame Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: This detailed study argues that theology and poetry enjoyed a mutually beneficial and productive relationship during the 14th century and that both poets and theologians, in this time of humanism, asserted the sanctity of the human body.

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9780268038700 | Univ of Notre Dame Pr, December 1, 2001, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This detailed study argues that theology and poetry enjoyed a mutually beneficial and productive relationship during the 14th century and that both poets and theologians, in this time of humanism, asserted the sanctity of the human body.

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Product Description: William Langland was, in an entirely different way, as great a poet as his contemporary Geoffrey Chaucer. Langland's Piers Plowman, his life's work, most often sounds like an odd mixture of dream-vision, satire, sermon, and allegory, as if its purpose were aggressively didactic...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780813210926 | Catholic Univ of Amer Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: William Langland was, in an entirely different way, as great a poet as his contemporary Geoffrey Chaucer.

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Product Description: Probing spatial questions about God posed by Piers Plowman, the author of this interdisciplinary study turns to pictorial evidence-the use of religious space and relationships within such space in English art of the same period. The Place of God in Piers Plowman and Medieval Art is not only a study of the sense of God and of the relationship between God and creatures in the great religious poem, but also an analysis of art works of the high Middle Ages, especially English manuscript illuminations, in their placement of God...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780754602705 | Ashgate Pub Ltd, September 1, 2001, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Probing spatial questions about God posed by Piers Plowman, the author of this interdisciplinary study turns to pictorial evidence-the use of religious space and relationships within such space in English art of the same period.

Product Description: A mostly theoretical and philosophical examination of the concept of beginnings in medieval literature, notably in Piers Plowman , as well as grammar, rhetoric, physics, theology and genealogy. Smith focuses on the ways in which texts begin and how the initiative of beginning, heralded as a call for action, is maintained...read more

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9780816637607 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, May 1, 2001, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A mostly theoretical and philosophical examination of the concept of beginnings in medieval literature, notably in Piers Plowman , as well as grammar, rhetoric, physics, theology and genealogy.

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9780816637614 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, May 1, 2001, cover price $22.01 | About this edition: A mostly theoretical and philosophical examination of the concept of beginnings in medieval literature, notably in Piers Plowman , as well as grammar, rhetoric, physics, theology and genealogy.

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Product Description: First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780815328049 | Routledge, May 1, 2001, cover price $157.00 | About this edition: First Published in 2001.

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Product Description: The Charters of Christ seek to prove human salvation by closely imitating the form and language of feudal grants of land. Their use of Latin, Middle English, and pictorial elements makes them accessible to a variety of audiences. In Piers Plowman, on the other hand, charters may appear to grant pardon or salvation, but in the end they fail to provide real assurance...read more

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9780820440064 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, January 1, 2001, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: The Charters of Christ seek to prove human salvation by closely imitating the form and language of feudal grants of land.

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Product Description: The essays collected here on the Gawain-Poet offer stimulating introductions to Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Cleanness and Patience, providing both information and original analysis. Topics include theories of authorship; the historical and social background to the poems, with individual sections on particularly important features within them; gender roles in the poems; the manuscript itself; the metre, vocabulary and dialect of the poems; and their sources...read more
By Derek Brewer (editor) and Jonathan Gibson (editor)

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9780859914338 | Ds Brewer, April 1, 1997, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The essays collected here on the Gawain-Poet offer stimulating introductions to Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Cleanness and Patience, providing both information and original analysis.

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9780859915298 | Ds Brewer, November 18, 2007, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The essays collected here on the Gawain-Poet offer stimulating introductions to Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Cleanness and Patience, providing both information and original analysis.

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Product Description: Book by Cullen, Dolores L. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781564742544 | Fithian Pr, September 1, 1998, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Book by Cullen, Dolores L.

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Product Description: William Langland's Piers Plowman provides a highly charged picture of England near the end of the fourteenth century, a time of political, religious, and moral crises. The period in which Langland wrote was volatile and full of colorful and contentious people: Edward III, Richard II, Chaucer, Wyclif--and Langland...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780472107445 | Univ of Michigan Pr, December 1, 1997, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: William Langland's Piers Plowman provides a highly charged picture of England near the end of the fourteenth century, a time of political, religious, and moral crises.

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