Title Background

What Happens in <i>Piers Plowman</i> and Why.

What Happens in Piers Plowman and Why.

Basically a summary of the poem for modern readers, who face two obstacles to understanding: (1) unfamiliarity with Middle English, (2) “the difficulty of following the progression of the poem.”


Durham University Journal 78 (1985): 51-63.


Brooks, Harold F.