Piers Plowman

Piers Plowman

Author: William Langland

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN: 1840221038

Category: Fiction

Page: 280

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This translation first appeared in a privately printed edition in 1904 (the translator remains anonymous). With an Introduction by Derek Matravers. When it was first published in 1781, The Confessions scandalised Europe with its emotional honesty and frank treatment of the author's sexual and intellectual development. Since then, it has had a more profound impact on European thought. Rousseau left posterity a model of the reflective life - the solitary, uncompromising individual, the enemy of servitude and habit and the selfish egoist who dedicates his life to a particular ideal. The Confessions recreates the world in which he progressed from incompetent engraver to grand success; his enthusiasm for experience, his love of nature, and his uncompromising character make him an ideal guide to eighteenth-century Europe, and he was the author of some of the most profound work ever written on the relation between the individual and the state.
Piers Plowman
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: William Langland
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-06 - Publisher: McFarland

William Langland's 14th-century poem Piers Plowman is a disturbing and often humorous commentary on corruption and greed that remains meaningful today. The allegorical and satirical work revolves around the narrator's quest to live a good life, and takes the form of a series of dreams in which Piers, the honest
Piers Plowman
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: William Langland
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

This translation first appeared in a privately printed edition in 1904 (the translator remains anonymous). With an Introduction by Derek Matravers. When it was first published in 1781, The Confessions scandalised Europe with its emotional honesty and frank treatment of the author's sexual and intellectual development. Since then, it has
Piers Plowman
Language: en
Pages: 355
Authors: William Langland
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This is a reissue of the previous World's Classics edition.
Will's Visions of Piers Plowman, Do-well, Do-better and Do-best
Language: en
Pages: 700
Authors: William Langland
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

This definitive and long-awaited edition of the C Version of Piers Plowman now joins the California editions of the A and B Versions to complete the set of Piers Plowman texts prepared under the general editorship of George Kane. Piers Plowman is the single most important Middle English poem, with
The World of
Language: en
Pages: 265
Authors: Jeanne Krochalis, Edward Peters
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1975-12 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

This collection is uniquely helpful to students of medieval history, literature, and Western civilization.