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YLS Volume 33 (2019)

YLS Volume 33 (2019)

Table of Contents

(ISBN 978-2-503-58318-1)


Commentary      9

Micah James Goodrich, “Lolling and the Suspension of Salvation in Piers Plowman”     13

Edwin D. Craun, “A Taciturn Will”     43

Zachary E. Stone, “Towards a Vernacular Ecclesiology: Revising the Mirour de l’OmmeVox Clamantis, and Piers Plowman during the Western Schism”     69

Michael Johnston, “The Clerical Career of William Rokele”     111

Simon Horobin, “John But and the Ending of the A Version of Piers Plowman”     127



Katharine Breen, Introduction     145

Julie Orlemanski, “Langland’s Poetics of Animation: Body, Soul, Personification”     159

Claire M. Waters, “The Voice of the Sluggard: Humanizing Sloth in the Manuel des pechiez”     185

Tekla Bude, “Wet Shoes, Dirty Coats, and the Agency of Things: Thinking Personification through New Materialism”     205

Mary C. Flannery, Response     231



Andrew Escobedo, Volition’s Face: Personification and the Will in Renaissance Literature (Sarah Tolmie)     239

Ralph Hanna, Patient Reading / Reading Patience: Oxford Essays on Medieval English Literature (Michael Calabrese)     243

Simon Horobin and Aditi Nafde, eds., Pursuing Middle English Manuscripts and their Texts: Essays in Honour of Ralph Hanna (Michael Johnston)     247

Eleanor Johnson, Staging Contemplation: Participatory Theology in Middle English Prose, Verse, and Drama (Barbara Newman)     250

Traugott Lawler, The Penn Commentary on ‘Piers Plowman’, volume 4: C Passūs 15–19; B Passūs 13–17 (Lawrence Warner)     253

David Lawton, Voice in Later Medieval English Literature: Public Interiorities (Katherine Zieman)     258

Kellie Robertson, Nature Speaks: Medieval Literature and Aristotelian Philosophy (Rebecca Davis)     260

Chad D. Schrock, Consolation in Medieval Narrative: Augustinian Authority and Open Form (Theresa Tinkle)     266

Nicole Nolan Sidhu, Indecent Exposure: Gender, Politics, and Obscene Comedy in Middle English Literature (Suzanne M. Edwards)     269

David Strong, The Philosophy of ‘Piers Plowman’: The Ethics and Epistemology of Love in Late Medieval Thought (Jessica Rosenfeld)     272

Thorlac Turville-Petre, Description and Narrative in Middle English Alliterative Poetry (Stephen A. Barney)     274

Katie L. Walter, Middle English Mouths: Late Medieval Medical, Religious and Literary Traditions (Mary Hayes)     277

Lawrence Warner, Chaucer’s Scribes: London Textual Production, 1384–1432 (David Raybin)     281


Alastair Bennett and Nancy Haijing Jiang, Annual Bibliography, 2018     287