Piers Plowman

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Piers Plowman:

see Langland, WilliamLangland, William,
c.1332–c.1400, putative author of Piers Plowman. He was born probably at Ledbury near the Welsh marshes and may have gone to school at Great Malvern Priory. Although he took minor orders he never became a priest.
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John), and William Langland's Vision of Piers Plowman (1370s) in which Lady Church says that her father is the Great God.
Although William Caxton had published the works of Chaucer, Gower, and Malory, The Vision of Piers Plowman attributed to William Langland was a notable exception.
This is the subject of her fine translation of a section of William Langlands's classic work, The Vision of Piers Plowman, which concludes Five Fields with these lines: "But what has most moved me / is how the lives of beasts are purposeful / and only man, rich or poor, is most unreasonable.
Auden set his masterpiece The Vision of Piers Plowman on the hills, and playwright George Bernard Shaw was based in the area.
Schmidt's edition of the B-text (The Vision of Piers Plowman [London: Everyman, 1991]); hereafter cited parenthetically in the text by passus and line.
In addition to his poetry and numerous plays and feature broadcasts for the BBC, Tiller wrote several prose pieces and edited and translated a number of books, including such classic works as Dante's Inferno (1966) and William Langland's The Vision of Piers Plowman (1981).
1 William Langland, The Vision of Piers Plowman, ed.
Believed to be date of version B, The Vision of Piers Plowman
Beyond Worcester rise the inspiring Malvern Hills, beloved of Elgar and setting for the opening of William Langland's great Middle English poem The Vision of Piers Plowman.
This vision of Piers Plowman as the grumblings of a vindictive old man should be set beside the recent detailed work of Penn R.
This poem was the last known religious poem of any importance until The Vision of Piers Plowman.
r] in the manuscript hand: a concordance to The Vision of Piers Plowman.