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ENGS11 - Reading Piers Plowman: Intensive Study of a Late Fourteenth-Century Allegory

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ENG

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S11

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Reading Piers Plowman: Intensive Study of a Late Fourteenth-Century Allegory

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This course offers an intensive close reading experience of William Langland's allegorical poem Piers Plowman. Langland, a major contemporary of Chaucer, is studied for his use of alliterative Middle English verse, his visionary politics, and his reformist religious views.