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The Vision of Piers Plowman
A.V.C. Schmidt

Classification : Poetry
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2009
Imprint : Everyman Classics
Page Extent : TBC
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789350091593
Price : 350

About the book
One man�s dream of a better society A weary wanderer falls asleep and dreams of a tower and a deep dungeon, and in between the whole of humanity pursuing its business and pleasure � But his dream becomes a profound vision of redemption, in which the corruption and injustices that occur daily are laid open with passionate truthfulness in poetry that combines vigorous realism and probing argument with moments of epic sublimity and lyrical beauty. This edition of the B-Text has been described as �a landmark in Langland studies� (John Kitely) and �a marvel of compression� (Derek Pearsall). It now appears in a completely revised form. The most comprehensive paperback edition available, with introduction, textual and literary commentary and glossary, and a full critical apparatus to accompany the text

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