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Langland

William. ?1332--?1400, English poet. The allegorical religious poem in alliterative verse, The Vision of William concerning Piers the Plowman, is attributed to him
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Malvern Public Library has a contact number for the rather obscure William Langland Society run by local resident Gwen Appleby.
By ELIZABETH LANGLAND. (Reading Women Writing) Ithaca, NY, and London: Cornell University Press.
The writer of the present study concedes that marriage and family 'are not central subjects' for Langland in the way that salvation, truth, sin, and reform are, and proceeds to state that what makes them worthy of attention is 'not simply Langland's direct attention to them for their own sake, though that is certainly not insignificant, but rather his steady habit of turning to them as literal and figurative ways of talking about those matters which are on centre stage for him' (p.
Elizabeth Langland's Nobody's Angels, which focuses on mid-Victorian culture though it ranges right through to the end of the century, ends where Fox begins and can be instructive when read in the light of Class Fictions.
RNLI lifesavers spotted the woman struggling to swim at Langland in Swansea in the strong current against powerful waves shortly before 6.30pm on Thursday evening.
Four RNLI lifeguards, plus another who joined them fromCaswellBay, stayed on Langland for two hours after their shifts completed to continue their work on what was hottest and busiest day of the year so far.
FOUR plots of land on Swansea seafront and one in Langland could be developed in a bid to improve the city's appeal for tourists and residents.
Introducing Elizabeth Langland's "A Perspective of One's Own: Thomas Hardy and the Elusive Sue Bridehead," first published in Studies in the Novel, Vol.
Jimmy Langland was given the accolade after winning a competition held in conjunction with the M.E.N.
Officers confirmed it was reported that fireworks were being pushed through a letterbox at an address at Langland Road, Rumney.
Last Sunday, two of the three paintings ndash "L'eacutelise agrave Veacutetheuil" (1881) by French impressionist Claude Monet and "Langland Bay" (1897) by British landscape artist Alfred Sisley ndash were sold at Christie's for $2.6 million and $900,000, respectively, according to a report of The Telegraph.
The book has two main parts, the first of which examines the introduction of obscene comedy into Middle English literature in the works of two established writers, William Langland and Geoffrey Chaucer.