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YLS Volume 2 (1988)

YLS Volume 2 (1988)

Table of Contents

(ISBN 0-937191-08-6)



Elizabeth D. Kirk, “Langland’s Plowman and the Recreation of Fourteenth-Century Religious Metaphor”     1

Mary Clemente Davlin, O.P., “Piers Plowman and the Books of Wisdom”     23

T. P. Dolan, “Langland and FitzRalph: Two Solutions to the Mendicant Problem”     35

Thomas Cable, “Middle English Meter and Its Theoretical Implications”     47

Christina von Nolcken,  “Piers Plowman, the Wycliffites, and Pierce the Plowman’s Creed”     71

Susanna Fein, “The Poetic Art of Death and Life”     103



Cynthia Renée Bland, “Langland’s Use of the Term Ex vi transicionis”     125

Josephine Koster Tarvers, “The Abbess’s ABC”     137



Christina von Nolcken, “Wyclif in Our Times: The Wyflcif Sexcentenary, 1984”     143



J. A. W. Bennett, Middle English Literature (A. C. Spearing)     155

Thomas J. Heffernan, ed., The Popular Literature of Medieval England (Stephen Knight)     159

Francis X. Newman, ed., Social Unrest in the Late Middle Ages (Judith M. Bennett)     163

A. V. C. Schmidt, The Clerkly Maker: Langland’s Poetic Art (Hoyt N. Duggan)     167

Penn R. Szittya, The Antifraternal Tradition in Medieval Literature (Katherine Walsh)    174



John A. Alford, ed., A Companion to Piers Plowman; John A. Alford, Piers Plowman: A Glossary of Legal Diction; Angus McIntosh, M. L. Samuels, and Michael Benskin, A Linguistic Atlas of Late Mediaeval English; The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS. Eng. poet a.1.     177


Vincent DiMarco, Annual Bibliography for 1987     179