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YLS Volume 15 (2001)

YLS Volume 15 (2001)

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(ISBN 1-58044-027-4)


C. David Benson, “What then does Langland Mean? Authorial and Textual Voices in Piers Plowman”     3

Edwin D. Craun: “‘Ye, by Peter and by Poul!’: Lewte and the Practice of Fraternal Correction”     15

Response by David C. Fowler    26Response by Lawrence M. Clopper     30Lawrence M. Clopper, “Langland and Allegory: A Proposition”     35

Response by Ann W. Astell     43Sick of Allegory: A Response by James J. Paxson     47Alan J. Fletcher, “The Essential (Ephemeral) William Langland: Textual Revision as Ethical Process in Piers Plowman”     61

“Plowing Parallel Furrows? The Textual Cultures of Piers and Preaching”: A Response by Wendy Scase     85

“The Author, the Dreamer, his Wife, and their Poet: Thoughts on an Essential-Ephemeral Langland”: A Response by Judith Dale     89

Anna Baldwin, “Patient Politics in Piers Plowman”     99

Response by Fiona Somerset     109Andrew Galloway, Piers Plowman and the Subject of the Law”     117

Response by David Lawton    129Response by Louise M. Bishop     134Anne M. Scott, “‘Nevere noon so nedy ne poverer deide’: Piers Plowman and the Value of Poverty”     141

Response by Bruce W. Hozeski     154
Response by Joan Baker     158
Joseph S. Wittig, “‘Culture Wars’ and the Persona in Piers Plowman”     167

“Culture Wars? All’s Not Quiet on the Langland Front”: A Response by Gregory J. Wilsbacher      196Thomas D. Hill, “‘Dumb David’: Silence and Zeal in Lady Church’s Speech, Piers Plowman C.2.30-40″     203

Thomas D. Hill, ” The Problem of Synecdochic Flesh: Piers Plowman B.9.49-50″     213



Thorlac Turville-Petre and Hoyt Duggan, eds., The Piers Plowman Electronic Archive, Vol. 2: Cambridge, Trinity College, MS. B.15.17 (W) (John T. Sebastian)     219

David Aers, Faith, Ethics and Church: Writing in England, 1360-1409 (Denise N. Baker)     227

Susanna Fein, ed., Studies in the Harley Manuscript: The Scribes, Contents and Social Contexts of British Library MS. Harley 2253 (Christopher Cannon)     230

Bonnie Millar, The ‘Siege of Jerusalem’ in its Physical, Literary and Historical Contexts (David Lawton)     235

John Scattergood, The Lost Tradition: Essays on Middle English Alliterative Poetry (Maura B. Nolan)     238


Andrew Cole, “Annual Bibliography, 2000”     263