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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 285–287.
Published: 01 September 1959
...David C. Fowler Robert Worth Frank, Jr.. Piers Plowman and the Scheme of Salvation: An Interpretation of Dowel, Dobet, and Dobest . New Haven: Yale Studies in English, Vol. 136; London: Oxford University Press, 1957. Pp. xiv + 123. $4.00. © 1959 University of Washington 1959...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 285–287.
Published: 01 September 1959
...David C. Fowler Von Willi Erzgraber. William Langlands “Piers Plowman”: Eine Interpretation des C-Textes . Heidelberg: Carl Winter, Universitätsverlag, Frankfurter Arbeiten aus dem Gebiete der Anglistik und der Amerika-Studien, Heft 3, 1957. Pp. 248. DM 24.-. © 1959 University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 84–85.
Published: 01 March 1962
...Helmut Hatzfeld David C. Fowler. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1961. Pp. xiii + 260. $5.75. Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 REVIEWS Piers the Plowman: Literary Relations of the A and B Texts. By DAVIDC. FOWLER.Seattle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 410–413.
Published: 01 December 1963
... (except for some parliamentary notes and a diary of his journey to Tangier) only for his period of preparation. JAMES HOLLYHANPORD Princeton, New Jersey Piers Plowman as a Fourteenth-Century Apocalypse. By MORTONW. BLOOM- FIELD. New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 57–65.
Published: 01 March 1964
...Richard L. Hoffman Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 THE BURNING OF “BOKE” IN PZERS PLOWMAN By RICHARDL. HOFFMAN In an admirably detailed analysis of the speech of “Boke” in Piers PZowman,l R. E. Kaske has sought to associate the last...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 230–231.
Published: 01 June 1951
...Morton W. Bloomfield E. Talbot Donaldson. New Haven: Yale University Studies in English, Vol. 113; London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, 1949. Pp. xii + 257. $5.00. Copyright 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 REVIEWS Piers Plowman: The C...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (1): 85.
Published: 01 March 1955
...Robert Worth Frank, Jr A. Knott Thomas and C. Fowler David. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1952. Pp. xiv + 302. $4.50. Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 REVIEWS Piers the Plowman: A Critical Edition of the A-Version. Edited...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (4): 555–559.
Published: 01 December 1990
...Lawrence M. Clopper Raabe Pamela. Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 1990. 196 pp. $30.00. Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 REVIEWS Imitating God: The Allegory of Faith in “Piers Plowman” B. By Pamela Raabe. Athens: The University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (1): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 1985
...Lawrence M. Clopper Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 THE CONTEMPLATIVE MATRIX OF PIERS PLOWMAN B By LAWRENCEM. CLQPPEK Scholars who have worked on the texts of Piers Plowman attest to the inordinate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2015
... for desire and action, sin indicates the subject’s splitting by the norms that organize it. Piers Plowman , which explores the medieval split subject through formal experimentation, repeatedly encounters the demands of political, ethical, economic, and spiritual life and repeatedly problematizes all its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 447–453.
Published: 01 September 1990
...): 350-51. Piers the Plowman: A Critical Edition of the A-Version, eds. Thomas A. Knott and David C. Fowler (Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins Press, 1952). “The ‘Forgotten’ Pilgrimage in Piers the Plowman,” Modern Lan- guage Notes, 67 (1952): 524-26...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 57–61.
Published: 01 March 1943
... church of Brom- yard, by John de Trillek, Bishop of Hereford,2 on December 20, 1348, with William Langland, author of Piers Plowman. It is impos- sible to confirm absolutely that identification, but it is eminently reasonable. Probably illegitimate, William used both the name of his natal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 309–312.
Published: 01 December 1957
... of Chaucer’s sixteenth-century reputation as a religious leader and reformer. In five of the allusions the “Plowmans Tale” and “Jack Upland,” works no longer accepted as being validly Chaucerian, form the basis for this ascription. Line references follow Skeat for the pseudo-Chaucerian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 66–75.
Published: 01 March 1964
... are virtuous. In the moral sense, however, none of them is virtuous, for each pilgrim directs his excess of efficiency toward serving himself. It is ironic that the Parson and the Plowman ex- emplify excess, for their excess-the love of God with “hoole herte”- cannot be excessive. The amoral...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 1984
...Richard Rex Copyright © 1984 by Duke University Press 1984 In nienynge of miracles muche wex ther hangeth. -Piers Plowman (C.I.99) CHAUCER AND THE JEWS...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 473–498.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Middle English alliterative poetry, as in Lawman’s Brut (ca. 1200); 1 and in Middle English alliterative poetry, as in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Piers Plowman (ca. 1370–90). Because the study of Old English poetry and the study of Middle English alliterative poetry have usually been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 284–291.
Published: 01 June 1969
... abstraction to explain the diversity of genres. Without question, literature and art and architecture do have similar ends: there is aspiration both in Piers Plowman’s perfectionist apocalypse and in the spire of a Gothic cath- edral, earthiness in the A-text and in the misericords of the same cathedral...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (1): 85–86.
Published: 01 March 1955
...E. L. Marilla Cameron Allen Don. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1954. Pp. xx + 125. $3.00. Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 REVIEWS Piers the Plowman: A Critical Edition of the A-Version. Edited with Introduc- tion, Notes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (3): 285–291.
Published: 01 September 1988
... a scientific distinction (revelatory versus somatic dream), only to admit finally that his dream vision is irrelevant to these categories. Common sense sug- gests that clearly fictional accounts of dreams, like the Somnium Scipionis or Piers Plowman, simply would not exist if their authors did...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (1): 3–15.
Published: 01 March 1955
... an interesting parallel in Piers Plowman (B, X, 30-44), where the words “Iangelers,” “harlotrye,” and “mylnere” appear in close proximity. This may suggest some mental association between the words, or it may suggest that Chaucer was influenced by some moralistic source in describing his miller...