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Piers Plowman and the medieval discourse of desire / Nicolette Zeeman.

Author/Creator:
Zeeman, Nicolette, 1956-
Publication:
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series:
Cambridge studies in medieval literature ; 59
Format/Description:
Book
x, 314 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Langland, William, 1330?-1400? Piers Plowman.
Desire in literature.
Christian poetry, English (Middle) -- History and criticism.
Langland, William, 1330?-1400? -- Knowledge -- Psychology.
Psychology in literature.
Contents:
'Painful lettings': sin, temptation and tribulation
Powers of knowledge and desire
Studying the word
The word heard and written
Seeing and suffering in nature
Clergie and kynde in Piers Plowman
Imaginatyf and the feast of pacience
A poem shaped by knowing and wanting.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 284-308) and index.
ISBN:
0521856108 (hbk.)
OCLC:
61131763
Publisher Number:
9780521856102 (hbk.)
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