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YLS Volume 12 (1998)

YLS Volume 12 (1998)

Table of Contents

(ISBN 1-889818-19-4)



Andrew Galloway, “Introduction to Special Section: Gender and Piers Plowman”     1

Stephanie Trigg, “The Traffic in Medieval Women: Alice Perrers, Feminist Criticism, and Piers Plowman”     5

Joan Baker and Susan Signe Morrison, “The Luxury of Gender: Piers Plowman and The Merchant’s Tale     31

James J. Paxson, “Gender Personified, Personification Gendered, and the Body Figuralized in Piers Plowman”     65

Louise Bishop, “Dame Study and Women’s Literacy”     97

Andrew Galloway, “Intellectual Pregnancy, Metaphysical Femininity, and the Social Doctrine of the Trinity in Piers Plowman”     117

Ralph Hanna, “Reading Prophecy / Reading Piers”     153

Peter Barney, “Line-Number Index to the Athlone Edition of Piers Plowman: The C Version”     159



Ralph Hanna, “A New Edition of the C Version” (review of George Russell and George Kane, eds., Piers Plowman: The C Version)     175



James Dean, The World Grown Old in Medieval Literature (Míceál F. Vaughan)     189

George Economou, trans., William Langland’s “Piers Plowman”: The C Version (Dick Barnes)     194

Anne Hudson and Pamela Gradon, eds., English Wycliffite Sermons , Volumes 4 and 5 (Siegfried Wenzel)     199

Ralph Hanna, Pursuing History: ME MSS and Their Texts (Charlotte Brewer)     204

Steven Justice and Kathryn Kerby-Fulton, eds., Written Work: Langland, Labor, and Authorship (David Aers)     207

Gordon Teskey, Allegory and Violence (Seth Lerer)     217

Joseph Wittig, William Langland Revisited (Anna P. Baldwin)     221


Sean Taylor, “Annual Bibliography”     225