On Translating Piers Plowman
Excerpts (with introductions), here published for the first time, from translations of PPl recently completed or in progress. E. Talbot Donaldson’s translation is of B.Prol. and 2 (complete), excerpted from his translation, ed. Elizabeth D. Kirk and Judith H. Anderson (New York: Norton, 1990); that by George Economou is of C.4 (complete); and that by Richard Barnes is of B.18.1-262, 407-31.