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YLS Volume 9 (1995)

YLS Volume 9 (1995)

Table of Contents

(ISBN 0-931791-62-0)



John A. Alford, “Langland’s Learning”     1

Response by Stephen A. Barney      8

Response by Andrew Galloway     10

Richard Barnes, “Langland’s Stance and Style”     19

Response by Mary Clemente Davlin, O. P.      31

Response by M. E. J. Hughes      33

Helen Barr, “Piers Plowman and the Poetic Tradition”     39

Response by Ronald Waldron     57

Response by Joseph Wittig     59

John M. Bowers, “Piers Plowman‘s William Langland: Editing the Text, Writing the Author’s Life”     65

Response by Charlotte Brewer     91

Response by Traugott Lawler     94

Mary Carruthers, “Imaginatif, Memoria, and ‘The Need for Critical Theory’ in Piers Plowman Studies”     103

Response by Jeremy Tambling     114

Response by Stephanie Trigg     117

Wendy Scase, “Writing and the Plowman: Language and Literacy”     121

Response by Lawrence M. Clopper     132

Response by Gerald Morgan     135



Lawrence M. Clopper, “A Response to Robert Adams, ‘Langland’s Oridnatio‘”     141

Samuel A. Overstreet, “A Response to D. Vance Smith, ‘The Labors of Reward'”     147



 Leslie-Anne Crowley, The Quest for Holiness: Spenser’s Debt to Langland (Judith H. Anderson)     153

Eamon Duffy, The Stripping of the Altars: Traditional Religion in England 1400-1580 (Miri Rubin)     156

Richard K. Emmerson and Ronald B. Herzman, The Apocalyptic Imagination in Medieval Literature (Penn R. Szittya)     158

Stephen Justice, Writing and Rebellion: England in 1381 (Christopher Dyer)     163

A. J. Minnis, ed., Late-Medieval Religious Text and Their Transmission: Essays in Honour of A. I. Doyle (Tim William Machan)     169

Richard Newhauser, The Treatise on Vices and Virtues in Latin and the Vernacular (Winthrop Wetherbee)     173

James J. Paxson, The Poetics of Personification (Joseph S. Wittig)     176

Piers Plowman: A Facsimile of the Z-Text in Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Bodley 851. Introduction by Charlotte Brewer and A. G. Rigg (Ralph Hanna III)     183

Werner Rösener, Peasants in the Middle Ages (Dinah Hazell)     190

Gillian Rudd, Managing Language in Piers Plowman (N. F. Blake)     193

H. Leith Spencer, English Preaching in the Late Middle Ages (Siegfried Wenzel)     197

Siegfried Wenzel, Macaronic Sermons: Bilingualism and Preaching in Late-Medieval England (Anne Hudson)     203


Vincent DiMarco, Annual Bibliography