Piers Plowman: A New Translation of the B-text (Oxford World's Classics)

  • ISBN-13: 9780199555260
  • Author: William Langland
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 2009-04-15
  • Edition: Reissue
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 416
  • $18.90

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This is a new annotated translation of the B-text, Langland's own extensive revision of his original text. 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, its deeply imaginative religious vision, and its passionate concern to see justice and truth prevail in our world.About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum 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, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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