Piers Plowman download free [PDF and Ebook] by William Langland

Piers Plowman download free [PDF and Ebook] by William Langland year 2011
  • Book name: Piers Plowman
  • Author: William Langland
  • Release date: 2011/9/10
  • Publisher: WW NORTON & CO
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780393975598
  • Rating: 8.17 of 10
  • Votes: 522
  • Review by: Selena Trudeau
  • Review rating: 9.38 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/26
  • Total pages: 672
  • Includes a PDF summary of 56 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Astonishing in its cultural and theological scope, William Langland's iconoclastic masterpiece is at once a historical relic and a deeply spiritual vision, probing not only the social and religious aristocracy but also the day-to-day realities of a largely voiceless proletariat class. E. Talbot Donaldson's translation of the text has been selected for this Norton Critical Edition because of its skillful emulation of the original poem's distinct alliterative verse. Selections of the authoritative Middle English text are also included for comparative analysis. 'Sources and Backgrounds' includes a large collection of contemporary religious and historical documents pertaining to the poem, including selections from the Douai Bible, accounts of the plague, and legal statutes. 'Criticism' includes twenty interpretive essays by leading medievalists, among them E. Talbot Donaldson, George Kane, Jill Mann, Derek Pearsall, C. David Benson, and Elizabeth D. Kirk. A Glossary and Selected Bibliography are also included.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 34H9M35S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Poetry By Individual Poets
  • Available formats: PDF, EPUB, ODT, AZW3, PML, DOC, TXT, WORD. Compressed in RAR, ZIP, TBZ2, LZO, ALZ, TAR.Z
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 37.97 USD
  • Dimensions: 142x236x23mm
  • Weight: 560g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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