Piers Plowman: A Modern Verse Translation

Piers Plowman: A Modern Verse Translation


William Langland's 14th-century poem Piers Plowman, a stressful and infrequently funny remark on corruption and greed, continues to be significant at the present time. The allegorical paintings revolves round the narrator's quest to stay an exceptional existence, and takes the shape of a sequence of desires within which Piers, the sincere plowman, looks in a variety of guises. Characters akin to judgment of right and wrong, constancy and Charity, along Falsehood and Guile, are immediately recognizable as our present-day politicians and celebrities, associates and buddies. Social concerns are faced, together with governance, monetary kinfolk, legal justice, marital family and the boundaries of educational studying, in addition to non secular trust and the normal world.
This new verse translation from the center English preserves the strength, imagery and cause of the unique, and keeps its alliterative type.

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