Piers Plowman: New Translation of the B-text

Piers Plowman: New Translation of the B-text : A New Translation of the B-text

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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.show more

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  • Paperback | 404 pages
  • 122 x 196 x 22mm | 281.23g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192836463
  • 9780192836465
  • 1,641,449

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

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