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Kane, George

Overview
Works: 84 works in 405 publications in 4 languages and 8,369 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biographies  Fiction  Documentary films  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Nonfiction films  Christian poetry  Allegories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, htt, Speaker, Performer
Classifications: PR2010, 821.1
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Most widely held works about George Kane
 
Most widely held works by George Kane
The Piers Plowman glossary : Will's visions of Piers Plowman, Do-Well, Do-Better and Do-Best : a glossary of the English vocabulary of the A, B, and C versions as presented in the Athlone editions by George Kane( )

11 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Glossary is designed to facilitate access to William Langland's fourteenth-century dream-vision poem Piers Plowman which, with Dante's Divine Comedy and Chaucer's Troilus and Canterbury Tales, proclaimed the coming of age of European vernacular poetry. It defines the more than 5,000 English words, and words used as English, in the three forms of the poem printed in the Athlone series."
Chaucer by George Kane( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and German and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over de Engelse dichter (c.1340-1400)
Chaucer and Langland : historical and textual approaches by George Kane( Book )

29 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Kane is widely regarded as the leading middle English textual and literary scholar of our time and this collection of his essays will be widely welcomed. They focus largely upon the texts of Chaucer and Langland and demonstrate in an exemplary way how critical issues can arise from meticulous textual study
Piers Plowman: the evidence for authorship by George Kane( Book )

26 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The major edition of the three versions of Piers Plowman which the Athlone Press is in the process of publishing and of which Professor Kane is the general editor was not planned to include discussion of the authorship of the poem. The editors were agreed at the outset in believing that no real case for multiple authorship had been established in the course of the debate initiated by J.M. Manley in 1906, and they felt that a majority of Middle English scholars would support this view. They were satisfied that the hypothesis of single authorship was the best hypothesis to account for all aspec
The legend of good women by Geoffrey Chaucer( )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The textual apparatus records not only all substantive variants but also morphological and spelling variants where there is potential ambiguity or where the form of a variant would seem to indicate the direction of variation
Middle English literature : a critical study of the romances, the religious lyrics, Piers Plowman by George Kane( Book )

45 editions published between 1951 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in 1951 Middle English Literature applies methods of literary evaluation to certain Middle English works. Arguing that previous literary criticism has largely focused on the commentary of their historical, social, philological and religious content, the book suggests that it has led to a thinking that Middle English literature is without artistic value and therefore cannot be compared effectively with later works of the fourteenth and fifteenth century. While traditional analysis has been beneficial to scientific and historical findings, this text seeks to look deeper into the artistic merits of the works and the authors that wrote them, arguing that the authors of these Middle English texts, wrote with the same motivations and experiences of these later authors which in turn informed the artistic basis of these Middle English works. The book looks at Middle English texts through three main areas: the Metrical Romances, the Religious Lyrics and Piers Plowman
Piers the Plowman : a critical edition of the A-version by William Langland( Book )

9 editions published between 1960 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

- - Supplement. The evidence for authorship/by George Kane.-1965.-72p.; 23cm
Middle English literature; a critical study of the romances, the religious lyrics by George Kane( Book )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will's vision of Piers Plowman by William Langland( Book )

29 editions published between 1960 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Donaldson--one of the century's most distinguished medieval scholars--began his career working on Piers and continued studying it all his life. His translation not only skillfully reproduces the alliterative verse of the original, but also reanimates the poem in all its mercurial changes: lyrical, mystical, satirical--and funny. Elizabeth Kirk and Judith Anderson have supplied helpful notes and glossary, and an introduction. Both the translation and the apparatus open up the poem's world for every reader"--Back cover
Medieval English studies presented to George Kane( Book )

12 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 286 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 )

11 editions published between 1960 and 1988 in English and English, Middle and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published in 1997 in 3 languages and held by 249 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
Will's visions of Piers Plowman and do-well by William Langland( Book )

17 editions published between 1960 and 1988 in English and English, Middle and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiographical fallacy in Chaucer and Langland studies by George Kane( Book )

16 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and English, Middle and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The liberating truth : the concept of integrity in Chaucer's writings: the John Coffin Memorial Lecture delivered before the University of London on 11 May, 1979 by George Kane( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just About Famous( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about celebrity impersonators. Take a look into the lives of those who are almost famous. From their personal lives to a celebrity impersonating convention
Piers Plowman by William Langland( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English, Middle and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piers Plowman : the A version : Will's visions of Piers Plowman and Do-Well by William Langland( Book )

13 editions published between 1960 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piers Plowman, the B version : Wills' visions of Piers Plowman, Do-well, Do-better and Do-best. An edition in the form of Trinity College Cambridge Ms B.15.17, corrected and restored from the known evidence, with variant readings by William Langland( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1997 in English and English, Middle and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Piers Plowman glossary : Will's visions of Piers Plowman, Do-Well, Do-Better and Do-Best : a glossary of the English vocabulary of the A, B, and C versions as presented in the Athlone editions
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Will's vision of Piers PlowmanWill's visions of Piers Plowman, do-well, do-better, and do-bestPiers Plowman : the A version : Will's visions of Piers Plowman and Do-WellPiers Plowman, the B version : Wills' visions of Piers Plowman, Do-well, Do-better and Do-best. An edition in the form of Trinity College Cambridge Ms B.15.17, corrected and restored from the known evidence, with variant readings
Alternative Names
George Kane born:1916-07-14 ied:2008-12-27 Kane, George, 1916-2008; Kane, George 1916-

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