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YLS Volume 32 (2018)

YLS Volume 32 (2018)

Table of Contents

(ISBN xxx)


Commentary     1

Michael Calabrese, “Posthuman Piers?: Rediscovering Langland’s Subjectivities”

Spencer Strub, “Learning from Shame”

Nicole Clifton, “Anthony Foster of Trotton and London, Lincoln’s Inn MS 150”

Erika Smith Harman, “Evasive Maneuvers: Inquisitio and the Lollards”

Michael Madrinkian, “Authorship and Error: Reconsidering the B Revision of Piers Plowman



Stephanie Batkie and Eric Weiskott, Introduction

Stephanie L. Batkie, “Of Poets and Prologues”

Frank Grady, “Chaucer’s Langland’s Boethius”

Elizaveta Strakhov, “Political Animals: Form and the Animal Fable in Langland’s Rodent Parliament and Chaucer’s Nun’s Priest’s Tale”

Christopher Cannon, “The Ploughman’s Tale”

Mimi Ensley, “Framing Chaucer’s Plowman”

Lawrence Warner, “Chaucer’s Non-Debt to Langland”

Helen Cooper, Response



Thomas Farrell, “Unemending Piers Plowman B.18.421″



Ian Cornelius, “An Edition of the Archetype of Piers Plowman B”



Christopher Cannon, From Literacy to Literature: England, 1300-1400 (Rita Copeland)

Ian Cornelius, Reconstructing Alliterative Verse: The Pursuit of a Medieval Meter (Ad Putter)

Jason Crawford, Allegory and Enchantment: An Early Modern Poetics (Katie Little)

Rebecca Davis, Piers Plowman and the Books of Nature (Jim Knowles)

Natanela Elias, The Gnostic Paradigm: Forms of Knowing in English Literature of the Late Middle Ages (Jennifer Sisk)

Jennifer Garrison, Challenging Communion: The Eucharist and Middle English Literature (Jessica Hines)

Curtis Gruenler, ‘Piers Plowman’ and the Poetics of Enigma (Cristina Cervone)

J. Patrick Hornbeck II with Mishtooni Bose and Fiona Somerset, Companion to Lollardy (Derrick Pitard)

Mary Kane and Jane Roberts, eds., Kane from Canada (Richard Firth Green)

Anne Scott, Experiences of Charity, 1250-1600 (John Sebastian)

Eric Weiskott, English Alliterative Verse: Poetic Tradition and Literary History (Stephen Yeager)


Alistaire Bennett and Sarah Wilson, Annual Bibliography, 2017