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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 257–281.
Published: 01 May 2009
... between the B and C texts in their treatment of the subject are given special attention. The emphasis is always on the continuously evolving drama of Piers Plowman as a poem searching for the truth of belief rather than as a poem that expounds a system of already-existing belief. Duke University Press...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 273–297.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Rachael Deagman This essay shows that the C-text of William Langland's Piers Plowman articulates difficulties with the process of learning to forgive, a process that for medieval Christians requires mutuality and participation in the sacrament of penance. Tracing the terms forgeue and forgeueness...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 497–526.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Katherine C. Little The figure of the plowman achieved a certain popularity in mid-sixteenth-century England with the publication of William Langland's medieval poem, Piers Plowman , and in a number of treatises written in imitation of it such as I playne Piers which cannot flatter . This post...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (3): 435–459.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Nicolette Zeeman The use of debate in Piers Plowman and Dives and Pauper is a response to a long-standing conversionary challenge faced by pastoral carers: the social and psychological variety of the flock—“lay multiplicity.” Dives and Pauper represents this in the huge spectrum of Dives' questions...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 403–429.
Published: 01 May 2020
...David Aers; Sarah Beckwith; William Revere This article examines John Bunyan’s relationship to traditions of representing labor reaching back before the Reformation, from Piers Plowman and its imitators through to a range of “plowman” satires, complaints, and reformist dialogues in the sixteenth...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 59–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
...David Aers This essay argues that William Langland’s great poem Piers Plowman poses serious questions both to the tradition of the virtues that Langland inherited and to the possibility of their authentic embodiment in the contemporary Church Langland knew. Moving from Thomas Aquinas to Thomas...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 527–557.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Jim Knowles In setting the apologia of Piers Plowman in passus 5 of the C-text alongside Martin Luther's 1525 text De servo arbitrio and his earlier lectures on the Psalms, this essay moves across the Reformation divide to argue for continuities between these writers' treatments of the theological...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (3): 461–489.
Published: 01 September 2018
... without denying the degree to which cause and sign slide into each other. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Catholic and Protestant repentance theology of penance speech-act analysis Piers Plowman Hamlet ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 335–371.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Nobylyte (ca. 1525), John Heywood sides with a small-producing plowman and a humanist philosopher against a knight and a merchant. Late Tudor “aristo-capitalism” integrated an imperial and capitalist aristoc- racy with its non-noble functionaries and the laborers they aimed to exploit more...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 241–259.
Published: 01 May 2003
... sac- raments (plural) given by Christ.5 Piers Plowman provides a traditional representation of the relations between Christ, Church, and sacraments. Christ carries the dreadfully wounded, immobile humanity, semyuief, into the Church which he endows with the sacraments. Unless the wounded per...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 179–208.
Published: 01 January 2003
... across the Disciplines 185 Wallace, David, ed. The Cambridge History of Medieval English Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1999) 2002. xxv, 1,043 pp. Paper $40.00. Wittig, Joseph S., ed. Piers Plowman: Concordance; Will’s Visions of Piers Plowman, Do-well, Do-better, and Do-best; A...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 645–666.
Published: 01 September 2014
...; A Chronological Guide with Introductory Essays. Brepols Essays in European Culture. Turnhout, Belg.: Brepols, 2013. 493 pp. Paper eur 85.00. Cole, Andrew, and Andrew Galloway, eds. The Cambridge Companion to “Piers Plowman.” Cambridge Companions to Literature. Cambridge: Cam- bridge...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 311–334.
Published: 01 May 2003
... in the A- and B-Texts but not in the C-Text, who offers Piers Plowman and 320 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 33.2 / 2003 his helpers on the half-acre a pardon a pena et a culpa (A. VIII.1– 4, 21; B. VII.1– 4, 19; C. IX.1– 4, 23).34 The B-Text reads as follows: Treuthe...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 629–651.
Published: 01 September 2016
... words occur with the same Latin gloss: edulium, edibles or foodstuffs. The Old French-­derived word is so glossed in the marginalia of a B-­text of Piers Plowman (ca. 1400), in Bodleian MS Laud Misc. 581, and the Old English-­derived word is so glossed in a Latin-­English Nominale from Lord...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 219–245.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Passus XVIII of Piers Plowman recounts the growth of grace.64 In both Rolle’s and Wycliffite para- phrases of scripture and poems, grace is quantified and increased, especially “gracis of helþes.”65 Lydgate worries about the voiding away of his grace by the “quantite” of sin that “excedith measure...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 May 2017
...” (N 15:308). This essay argues that the representations of Salome and Thomas in the N-­Town and Chester plays complicate the relationship between two modes of knowledge: “clergie” or male clerical learning, on the one hand, and what Piers Plowman’s Ymaginatif calls “kynde knowyng...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 433–454.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Lang, 2008. 194 pp. Paper $66.95. Ibn al-‘Arabī, Muhyīddīn. Divine Sayings: 101 Hadīth Qudsī; “Mishkāt al- anwār.” Translated by Stephen Hirtenstein and Martin Notcutt. Oxford: Anqa Publishing, (2004) 2008. x, 110 pp. Paper $19.95. Langland, William. Piers Plowman: A New Annotated Edition of the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 September 2010
... for the transmission of ideas or mentalities. Katie Little addresses the continuation of the Piers Plowman tradition by sixteenth-­century reformed authors, in which labor contin- ues in this genre to signify “works,” quite against Reformation logic. For Protestant theology in England did not...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2012
... movement. William Langland’s Piers Plowman, John Gower’s Confessio Amantis, and the play Mankind con- strue the challenges, and thus the proper response to Wyclif and his follow- ers, in divergent ways. Ought we align ourselves with the pure remnant that alone sustains the proper meaning of cardinal...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 419–440.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Medieval Education in Love and Chivalry [Hystoyre et plaisante cronicque]. Translated and edited by Roberta L. Krueger and Jane H. M. Taylor. The Middle Ages Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. xxv, 237 pp.; 6 figs. $59.95. Langland, William. Piers Plowman: A Modern Verse...