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YLS Volume 28 (2014)

YLS Volume 28 (2014)


(ISBN: 978-2-503-55212-5)


Marie Turner, “Guy of Warwick and the Active Life of Historical Romance in Piers Plowman”     3

Alastair Bennett, “Covetousness, ‘Unkyndenesse’, and the ‘Blered’ Eye in Piers Plowman and ‘The Canon’s Yeoman’s Tale’”     29

Noelle Phillips, “Compilational Reading: Richard Osbarn and Huntington Library MS HM 114”     65

William Rhodes, “Medieval Political Ecology: Labor and Agency on the Half Acre”     105

Cord Whitaker, “Ambivalent Violence: Josephus, Rationalist Evangelism, and Defining the Human in the Siege of Jerusalem”     137

Elizabeth Harper, “‘A Tokene and a Book’: Reading Images and Building Consensus in Dives and Pauper”     173

Jim Knowles, “Langland’s Empty Verbs: Service, Kenosis, and Adventurous Christology in Piers Plowman”     191

Jim Knowles and Timothy Stinson, “The Piers Plowman Electronic Archive on the Web: An Introduction”     225



Reading ‘Piers Plowman’, by Emily Steiner (Louise Bishop)     239

Probable Truth: Editing Medieval Texts from Britain in the Twenty-First Century, ed. by Vincent Gillespie and Anne Hudson (Michael Calabrese)     245

Opening up Middle English Manuscripts: Literary and Visual Approaches, by Kathryn Kerby-Fulton, Maidie Hilmo, and Linda Olson (A. S. G. Edwards)     251

The Making of the Vernon Manuscript: The Production and Contexts of Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Eng. poet. a. 1, ed. by Wendy Scase (Susanna Fein)     254

Medieval Autographies: The ‘I’ of the Text, by A. C. Spearing (Mary C. Flannery)     258

Answerable Style: The Idea of the Literary in Medieval England, ed. by Frank Grady and Andrew Galloway (Matthew Giancarlo)     261

Fragments and Assemblages: Forming Compilations of Medieval London, by Arthur Bahr (Eleanor Johnson)     266

Poetics of the Incarnation: Middle Enlgish Writing and the Leap of Love, by Cristina Maria Cervone (Nicole Rice)     270

Langland and the Rokele Family: The Gentry Background to ‘Piers Plowman’, by Robert Adams (Stephen H. A. Shepherd)     275


Annual Bibliography, 2013 (281-307)