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Langland, William 1330?-1400?

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Works: 668 works in 2,258 publications in 10 languages and 37,204 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Sources  Manuscripts  Prescriptions, formulae, receipts, etc 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Honoree
Classifications: PR2013, 821.1
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Most widely held works about William Langland
 
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The vision of Piers the Plowman by William Langland( Book )

475 editions published between 1550 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 5,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the fourteenth-century epic poem by William Langland that explores day-to-day life in medieval England
The vision of Piers Plowman by William Langland( Book )

176 editions published between 1899 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 4,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"William Langland's Piers Plowman is one of the major poetic monuments of medieval England and of world literature. Probably composed between 1372 and 1389, the poem survives in three distinct versions. It is known to modern readers largely through the middle of the three, the so-called B-text. Now, George Economou's verse translation of the poet's third version makes available for the first time in modern English the final revision of a work that many have regarded as the greatest Christian poem in our language." "With its formal singularity, epic-scale vision, and enormous richness of content, this allegorical poem of the late fourteenth century has seized the imagination and interest of a growing and appreciative audience in the twentieth. Langland's remarkable powers of invention and his passionate involvement with the spiritual, social, and political crises of his time lay claim to our attention, and demand serious comparison with Dante's Divine Comedy. Economou's translation preserves the intensity of the poet's verse and the narrative energy of his alliterative long line, the immediacy of the original's story of the quest for salvation, and the individuality of its language and wordplay. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET
Piers Plowman; an introduction by William Langland( Book )

104 editions published between 1427 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Langland's Middle English poem
Piers the Plowman; a critical edition of the A-version by William Langland( Book )

48 editions published between 1885 and 1992 in English and English, Old and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book concerning Piers the plowman by William Langland( Book )

40 editions published between 1907 and 1972 in English and Multiple languages and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vision of William concerning Piers the Plowman in three parallel texts : together with Richard the Redeless by William Langland( Book )

50 editions published between 1886 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piers Plowman: the prologue and passus I-VII of the B text as found in Bodleian MS. Laud Misc. 581 by William Langland( Book )

19 editions published between 1972 and 1989 in English and English, Middle and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will's visions of Piers Plowman, do-well, do-better, and do-best by William Langland( Book )

42 editions published between 1960 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This definitive edition of the C Version of Piers Plowman presents the poem in its second, uncompleted revision. Its base is the text in Huntington Library MS 143, corrected and restored from the evidence of all known manuscripts of the C tradition to that of the first fair copy of the poet's revision materials. The correction and restoration are described in an extensive Introduction, and there is a full apparatus of variant readings
Piers Plowman by William Langland( Book )

20 editions published between 1960 and 1988 in English and English, Middle and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

- - Supplement. The evidence for authorship/by George Kane.-1965.-72p.; 23cm
The vision and creed of Piers Ploughman by William Langland( Book )

33 editions published between 1842 and 1897 in 3 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mum and the sothsegger( Book )

12 editions published between 1936 and 2001 in English and English, Middle and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piers Plowman : a new translation of the B-text by William Langland( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a new annotated translation of the B-text, Langland's own extensive revision of his original text. One of the greatest poems of the English Middle Ages, Piers Plowman remains of enduring interest for its vivid picture of the whole life of medieval society, its deeply imaginative religious vision, and its passionate concern to see justice and truth prevail in our world
Piers Plowman: the vision of a peoples Christ by William Langland( Book )

24 editions published between 1912 and 1931 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piers Plowman : selections from the B-text as found in Bodleian Ms. Laud Misc. 581 by William Langland( Book )

14 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piers Plowman by William Langland( Book )

12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piers Plowman : a parallel-text edition of the A, B, C and Z versions by William Langland( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English, Middle and English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parallel extracts from forty-five manuscripts of Piers Plowman, with notes upon their relation to the society's three-text edition of this poem by William Langland( Book )

15 editions published between 1866 and 2000 in English and English, Middle and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piers Plowman, the B version : Will's visions of Piers Plowman, Do-well, Do-better, and Do-best by William Langland( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parallel extracts from twenty-nine manuscripts of Piers Plowman, with comments, and a proposal for the Society's three-text edition of this poem by William Langland( Book )

12 editions published between 1866 and 1969 in English and English, Middle and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Langland.

Langland, Robert 1330?-1400?

Langland, Uĭli︠a︡m 1330?-1400?

Langland, W. 1332-1400

Langlande, W. 1332-1400

Langlande, William 1332-1400

Langley, William.

Langley, William 1332-1400

Longland, Robert 1332-1400

Longlande, Robert 1332-1400

Longlande, W. 1332-1400

Longlande, William 1332-1400

Robert 1332-1400 Longland

Robert Longland 1332-1400

Wilhelm 1332-1400 Langland

Wilhelm Langland 1332-1400

William 1332-1400 Langland

William 1332-1400 Longland

William de Langley

William Langland 1332-1400

William Longland 1332-1400

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The vision of Piers PlowmanPiers Plowman; an introductionWill's visions of Piers Plowman, do-well, do-better, and do-bestPiers PlowmanMum and the sothseggerPiers Plowman : a new translation of the B-textPierce the Ploughmans crede (about 1394 A.D.) transcribed and ed. from ms. Trin. coll., Camb., R. 3, 15, collated with ms. Bibl. reg. 18 B. XVII. in the British Museum, and with the old printed text of 1553; to which is appended God spede the plough (about 1500 A.D.) from ms. Lansdowne 762Piers Plowman