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YLS Volume 30 (2016)

YLS Volume 30 (2016)


(ISBN: 978-2-503-55984-1)

Eleanor Johnson, ‘Reddere and Refrain: A Meditation on Poetic Procedure in Piers Plowman‘         3

Michael Johnston, ‘William Langland and John Ball’       29

Noriko Inoue, ‘Hiatus and Elision in the Poems of the Alliterative Revival: -ly and -liche Suffixes’ 75

Tim William Machan, ‘Defining Markedness in Middle English’     107

Eric Weiskott, ‘Piers Plowman and the Durable Alliterative Tradition’     123

R. D. Perry and Elizaveta Strakhov ‘Langland and the French Tradition: Introduction’   175

Marco Nievergelt, ‘Allegory, Hermeneutics, and Textuality: The French Lineage of Langland’s Re-Visionary Poetics’        183

Sarah Wilma Watson, ‘Grace Holds the ‘Clicket’ to the Heavenly ‘Wiket’:Piers Plowman, the Roman de la Rose, and the Poetics of Penetration’     207

Andrew Galloway, ‘Madame Meed: Fauvel, Isabella, and the French Circumstances of Piers Plowman‘      227

Elizaveta Strakhov, ‘”But Who Will Bell the Cat?”: Deschamps, Brinton, Langland, and the Hundred Years’ War’     253

R. D. Perry, ‘Langland’s French Song’       277

Nicolette Zeeman, ‘Response: Not Peter or Perkyn, but Piers’       297


Sixth International Piers Plowman Society Conference
Seattle, University of Washington, 23 July 2015
C. David Benson, ‘Stability and the Reading of Piers Plowman’        307


Erin K. Wagner ‘Scriptural Allusion in Lines 38–39 of the Prologue to Piers Plowman‘           325



Steven Justice, Adam Usk’s Secret (Candace Barrington)      331

New Directions in Medieval Manuscript Studies and Reading Practices: Essays in Honor of Derek Pearsall (Stephanie L. Batkie)      335

Katherine C. Little, Transforming Work: Early Modern Pastoral and Late Medieval Poetry ( Genelle Gertz)     339

Sebastian, Sobecki, Unwritten Verities: The Making of England’s Vernacular Legal Culture, 1463-1549 (Jennifer Jahner)     344

Anne Hudson, Doctors in English: A Study of the Wycliffite Gospel Commentaries (Kathleen E. Kennedy)     348


Traugott Lawler and Ralph Hanna III, eds. and trans., using materials collected by Karl Young and Robert A. Pratt, Jankyn’s Book of Wikked Wyves, vol. ii: Seven Commentaires on Walter Map’s ‘Dissuasio Valerii’ (Jonathan M. Newman)     351

Michael Johnston, Romance and the Gentry in Late Medieval England (Raluca Radulescu)     355


Ellen K. Rentz, Imagining the Parish in Late Medieval England (Claire M. Waters)     360


Alastair Bennett, ‘Annual Bibliography, 2015’          365