Title Background

<i>Piers Plowman</i>: The C Version; Will’s Vision of <i>Piers Plowman</i> Do-Well, Do-Well, Do-Better and Do-Best

Piers Plowman: The C Version; Will’s Vision of Piers Plowman Do-Well, Do-Well, Do-Better and Do-Best

A critical edition of the C text, with complete collation of variant readings in apparatus. Introduction describing and classifying manuscripts, as well as a two-part explanation of the editorial judgments underlying the reconstruction of the text. Excluded lines and the variant Prologue from the Ilchester manuscript are included in appendices.

Rev. Tom Shippey, TLS August 12, 1997: 12-13; Ian Robinson, Cambridge Quarterly 27.3 (1998): 235-49; W. Scase, MLR 95.1 (2000): 171-73; Donald Baker, ELN 36 (1998): 59-60; Anne Hudson, RES 49 (1998): 341-44; R. W. McConchie, NM 99 (1998): 343-44; A. V. C. Schmidt, MAE 67 (1998): 135-37; Ralph Hanna, YLS 12 (1998): 175-88 (206); Robert Adams, Speculum 74 (1999): 1082-85; Ebbe Klitgard, ES 80 (1999): 483-84; E. G. Stanley, N&Q 46 (1999): 101-6; Anne Middleton, HLQ 64.1-2 (2001): 161-86 (no. 1435).

Volume

London and Berkeley: Athlone Press, 1997.

Cross Reference

33218 , 31990

Author

Russell, George, and George Kane, eds.