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YLS Volume 27 (2013)

YLS Volume 27 (2013)


(ISBN: 978-2-503-54852-4)


J. A. Burrow, ‘Another Alliterative Pattern in Piers Plowman B’     3

Karrie Fuller, ‘The Craft of the “Z-Maker”: Reading the Z text’s Unique Lines in Context‘     15

Simon Horobin, ‘John Cok and his Copy of Piers Plowman‘     45

Ad Putter, ‘Dialects in the Harley Miscellany: The Song of the Husbandman and The Poet’s Repentance‘     61

Emily Rebekah Huber, ‘Langland’s Confessional Dissonance: Wanhope in Piers Plowman B’     79

A. S. G. Edwards, ‘The Selling of Piers Plowman Manuscripts in the Twentieth Century’     103



Earthly Honest Things: Collected Essays on Piers Plowman, by A. V. C. Schmidt (Stephen A. Barney)     113

Yee? Baw for Bokes: Essays on Medieval Manuscripts and Poetics in Honor of Hoyt N. Duggan, ed. by Michael Calabrese and Stephen H. A. Shepherd (Ian Cornelius)     116

Medieval Poetics and Social Practice: Responding to the Work of Penn Szittya, ed. by Seeta Chaganti (Edwin D. Craun)     121

The Island Garden: England’s Language of Nation from Gildas to Marvell, by Lynn Staley (Jonathan Hsy)     126

Imagination, Meditation, and Cognition in the Middle Ages, by Michelle Karnes (Eleanor Johnson)    131

Conscience and the Composition of ‘Piers Plowman‘, by Sarah Wood (Michelle Karnes)     135

Wycliffite Controversies, ed. by Mishtooni Bose and J. Patrick Hornbeck II (Michael Van Dussen)     139


Lydia Yaitsky Kertz, Annual Bibliography, 2012     145