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Bibliography

1. Estates satire and anticlerical polemic

W. A. Pantin, The English Church in the Fourteenth Century (1955)

Penn R. Szittya, The Antifraternal Tradition in Medieval Literature (1986)

John A. Yunck, ‘Satire’, in John A. Alford, ed., A Companion to Piers Plowman (1988), pp. 135-54


Chaucer

David Aers, Chaucer, Langland and the Creative Imagination (1980)

Piero Boitani and Jill Mann, eds., The Cambridge Chaucer Companion, 2nd edn (2003)

J. A. Burrow, Ricardian Poetry: Chaucer, Gower, Langland and the Gawain Poet (1971)

Helen Cooper, The Oxford Guides to Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales (1996)

Robert M. Correale and Mary Hamel eds., Sources and Analogues of the Canterbury Tales, 2 vols (2005)

Thomas Hahn and Richard W. Kaeuper, ‘Text and Context: Chaucer's Friar's Tale’, Studies in the Age of Chaucer, 5 (1983), 67-101

Donald R. Howard, The Idea of the Canterbury Tales (1976)

Jill Mann, Chaucer and Medieval Estates Satire (1973)

Robert P. Miller, ed. Chaucer: Sources and Backgrounds (1977)

Charles Muscatine, Chaucer and the French Tradition (1957)

—-, Poetry and Crisis in the Age of Chaucer (1972)

Lee Patterson, Chaucer and the Subject of History (1991)

Paul Strohm, Social Chaucer (1989)

Penn Szittya, ‘The Friar as False Apostle: Antifraternal Exegesis and The Summoner’s Tale’, Studies in Philology, 71 (1974), 19-46


Jack Upland, Friar Daw’s Reply

P. L. Heyworth, ed., Jack Upland, Friar Daw's Reply, and Upland's Rejoinder (1968)

Rossell Hope Robbins, ‘Poems Dealing with Contemporary Conditions’, in A Manual of the Writings in Middle English 1050-1500 (1975), vol. 5, pp. 1449-50, 1678-79


Wycliffite writing

Anne Hudson, ed., Selections from English Wycliffite Writings (1978)

J. Patrick Hornbeck, Stephen E. Lahey, and Fiona Somerset, eds., Wycliffite Spirituality (2013)

Margaret Aston, Lollards and Reformers: Images and Literacy in Late Medieval Religion (1984)

Andrew Cole, Literature and Heresy in the Age of Chaucer (2008)

Rita Copeland, ‘Lollard writings’, in The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Literature 1100-1500, ed. by Larry Scanlon (2009), pp. 111-22

Anne Hudson, The Premature Reformation: Wycliffite Texts and Lollard History (1988)

—-, Lollards and their Books (1985)

Fiona Somerset, Feeling Like Saints: Lollard Writings After Wyclif (2014) 


The Simonie and London Lickpenny

C. David Benson, ‘Some Poets’ Tours of Medieval London: Varieties of Literary Urban Experience’, Essays in Medieval Studies, 24 (2007), 1-20

Derek Pearsall, Old English and Middle English Poetry (1977), pp. 151-52

Elizabeth Salter, ‘Piers Plowman and The Simonie’, Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, 203 (1967), 241-54.

John Yunck, The Lineage of Lady Meed: The Development of Mediaeval Venality Satire (1963)


2. Debate poetry

Francis Lee Utley, ‘Dialogues, Debates, and Catechisms,’ in A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 1050-1500, ed. Albert E. Hartung (1972), III, pp. 669-745, 829-902

Steven F. Kruger, ‘Dialogue, debate, and dream vision’, in The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Literature 1100-1500, ed. by Larry Scanlon (2009), pp. 71-82


Chaucer, The Parliament of Fowls

J. A. W. Bennett, The Parlement of Foules: An Interpretation (1957)

W. H. Clemen, Chaucer’s Early Poetry (1963)

H. M. Leicester, ‘The Harmony of Chaucer’s Parliament: A Dissonant Voice’, Chaucer Review, 9 (1974), 15-34

A. J. Minnis, The Oxford Guides to Chaucer: The Shorter Poems (1995)

B. A. Windeatt, Chaucer’s Dream Poetry, Sources and Analogues (Woodbridge, 1982)


Alliterative debates

Thorlac Turville-Petre, The Alliterative Revival (1977)

——-, ed., Alliterative Poetry of the Later Middle Ages: An Anthology (1989)

M. Y. Offord, ed., The Parlement of the Thre Ages, Early English Text Society, o.s. 246 (1959)

Stephanie Trigg, ed., Wynnere and Wastoure, Early English Text Society, o.s. 297 (1990)


Winner and Waster

Thomas Bestul, Satire and Allegory in Wynnere and Wastoure (1974)

R. W. V. Elliott, ‘The Topography of Wynnere and Wastoure’, English Studies, 48 (1967), 134-40

David V. Harrington, ‘Indeterminacy in Winner and Waster and The Parliament of the Three Ages’, Chaucer Review, 20 (1986), 246-57

Britton Harwood, ‘Anxious over Peasants: Textual Disorder in Winner and Waster’, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, 36:2 (2006), 291-319

Nicolas Jacobs, ‘The Typology of Debate and the Interpretation of Wynnere and Wastoure’, Review of English Studies, 36 (1985), 481-500

Roney Lois, ‘Winner and Waster's “wyse wordes”: teaching economics and nationalism in fourteenth-century England’, Speculum, 69 (1994) 1070-1100

Elizabeth Salter, ‘The Timeliness of Wynnere and Wastoure’, Medium Aevum, 47 (1978), 40-65

John Scattergood, ‘Wynnere and Wastoure and the Mid-Fourteenth Century Economy’, in The Writer as Witness: Literature as Historical Evidence, ed. Tom Dunne (1987), pp. 39-57

John Speirs, ‘Wynnere and Wastoure and The Parlement of the Thre Ages’, Scrutiny, 17 (1950), 241-49

Stephanie Trigg, ‘The Rhetoric of Excess in Winner and Waster’, The Yearbook of Langland Studies, 3 (1989) 91-108

Thorlac Turville-Petre, ‘The Prologue of Wynnere and Wastoure’, Leeds Studies in English, n.s. 19 (1987), 19-29


The Parliament of the Three Ages

Anne Kernan, ‘Theme and Structure in The Parlement of the Thre Ages’, Neuphilologische Mitteilungen, 75 (1974), 253-78

Lisa Kiser, ‘Elde and His Teaching in The Parlement of the Thre Ages’, Philological Quarterly, 66 (1987), 303-14

David Lampe, ‘The Poetic Strategy of The Parlement of the Thre Ages’, Chaucer Review, 7 (1973), 173-83

Robert E. Lewis, ‘The Date of The Parlement of the Thre Ages’, Neuphilologische Mitteilungen, 69 (1968), 380-90

Dennis Moran, ‘The Parlement of the Thre Ages: Meaning and Design’, Neophilologus, 62 (1978), 620-33

Russell A. Peck, ‘The Careful Hunter in The Parlement of the Thre Ages’, English Literary History, 39 (1972), 333-41

Beryl Rowland, ‘The Three Ages of The Parlement of the Thre Ages’, Chaucer Review, 9 (1975), 342-52

Beryl Rowland, ‘Classical and medieval ideas on the “Ages of Man” and the Middle English poem The Parlement of the thre Ages’, Poetica 3 (1975) 17-29

John Scattergood, ‘The Parlement of the Thre Ages,’ Leeds Studies in English, n.s.14 (1983), 167-81

Thorlac Turville-Petre, ‘The Ages of Man in The Parlement of the Thre Ages’, Medium Aevum, 46 (1977), 66-76

———, ‘The Nine Worthies in The Parlement of the Thre Ages’, Poetica, 11 (1979), 28-45

R. A. Waldron, ‘The Prologue to The Parlement of the Thre Ages’, Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 73 (1972), 786-94


Death and Life 

Susanna Fein, ‘The poetic art of Death and Life’, The Yearbook of Langland Studies, 2 (1988), 103-123


3. Piers Plowman and the Piers Plowman Tradition

Piers Plowman

David Aers, Chaucer, Langland and the Creative Imagination (1980)

---, Community, Gender and Individual Identity: English Writing 1360-1430 (1988)

John A. Alford, ed., A Companion to Piers Plowman (1988)

Stephen A. Barney, The Penn Commentary on Piers Plowman, V: C Passus 20-22; B Pasus 18-20 (2006)

Michael Calabrese, An Introduction to Piers Plowman (2016)

Andrew Cole and Andrew Galloway eds, The Cambridge Companion to Piers Plowman (2014)

Andrew Galloway, The Penn Commentary on Piers Plowman, I: C Prologue-Passus 4; B Prologue-Passus 4; A Prologue-Passus 4 (2006)

Ralph Hanna, William Langland, Authors of the Middle Ages: English Writers of the Late Middle Ages (1993)

---, London Literature, 1300-1380 (2005), pp. 243-304

Kathryn Kerby-Fulton and Steven Justice eds, Written Work: Langland, Labor, and Authorship (1997)

Elizabeth Kirk, The Dream Thought of Piers Plowman (1972)

David Lawton, 'The Subject of Piers Plowman', Yearbook of Langland Studies, 1 (1987), 1-30

Priscilla Martin, Piers Plowman: the Field and the Tower (1979)

Anne Middleton, 'The Audience and Public of Piers Plowman', in Middle English Alliterative Poetry and its Literary Background: Seven Essays, ed. David Lawton (1982), pp. 101-23, 147-54.

---, ‘Narration and the Invention of Experience: Episodic Form in Piers Plowman,’ in The Wisdom of Poetry: Essays in Early English Literature in honour of Morton W. Bloomfield, ed. L.D. Benson & S. Wenzel (1982), pp. 91-122

Derek Pearsall, An Annotated Critical Bibliography of Langland (1990)

Wendy Scase, Piers Plowman and the New Anticlericalism (1989)

James Simpson, Piers Plowman: An Introduction (1990; 2nd edn. 2007)

Myra Stokes, Justice and Mercy in Piers Plowman: A Reading of the B-Text Visio (1984)

Sarah Wood, Conscience and the Composition of Piers Plowman (2012)


The Piers Plowman Tradition

Helen Barr, ‘The Treatment of Natural Law in Richard the Redeless and Mum and the Sothsegger’, Leeds Studies in English, n.s. 23 (1992), 49-80

—-, Signes and Sothe: Language in the Piers Plowman Tradition, Piers Plowman Studies 10. (1994)

—-, ‘Piers Plowman and poetic tradition’, Yearbook of Langland Studies,  9 (1995), 39-64

Dan Embree, ‘Richard the Redeless and Mum and the Sothsegger: A Case of Mistaken Identity’, Notes & Queries, 220 (1975), 4-12

Anne Hudson, ‘The Legacy of Piers Plowman’, in A Companion to Piers Plowman, ed. by John A. Alford (1988), pp. 251-66

David Lawton, ‘Lollardy and the Piers Plowman Tradition’, Modern Language Review, 76 (1981), 780-93

——, ‘The Unity of Middle English Alliterative Poetry’, Speculum, 58 (1983), 72-94

Jenni Nuttall, The Creation of Lancastrian Kingship: Literature, Language and Politics in Late Medieval England (2007)

Derek Pearsall, Old English and Middle English Poetry (1977), pp.181-82

James Simpson, ‘The Constraints of Satire in Piers Plowman and Mum and the Sothsegger', in Langland, the Mystics and the Medieval English Religious Tradition, ed. Helen Phillips (1990), pp. 11-30

Andrew Wawn, ‘Truth-Telling and the Tradition of Mum and the Sothsegger’, Yearbook of English Studies, 13 (1983), 270-87

Stephen Yeager, ‘Lollardy in Mum and the Sothsegger: a reconsideration’, Yearbook of Langland Studies, 25 (2011) 161-88


4. Medieval to Renaissance


Dunbar

The Poems of William Dunbar, ed. Priscilla Bawcutt, 2 vols (1998)

Priscilla Bawcutt, Dunbar the Makar (1992)

——, ‘Aspects of Dunbar's Imagery’, in Chaucer and Middle English Studies in Honour of Rossell Hope Robbins, ed. Beryl Rowland (1974), pp. 190-200

—-, ‘The Text and Interpretation of Dunbar’, Medium Ævum, 50 (1981), 88-100

Denton Fox, ‘The Scottish Chaucerians’, in Chaucer and Chaucerians: Critical Studies in Middle English Literature, ed. D. S. Brewer (1966), pp. 164-200

James Kinsley, ‘The Tretis of the Tua Mariit Wemen and the Wedo’, Medium Ævum, 23 (1954), 31-35

Roderick J. Lyall, ‘Complaint, Satire and Invective in Middle Scots Literature’, in Church, Politics and Society: Scotland 1408-1929, ed. Norman MacDougall (1983), pp. 44-64

Roy Pearcy, ‘The Genre of Dunbar's Tretis of the Tua Mariit Wemen and the Wedo’, Speculum, 55 (1980), 58-74

Florence H. Ridley, ‘Middle Scots Writers’, in A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 1050-1500, ed. A. E. Hartung (1973), vol. 4, pp. 961-1060, 1123-1284


Skelton

A. C. Spearing, Medieval to Renaissance in English Poetry (1985)

Elizabeth Archibald, ‘Tradition and Innovation in the Macaronic Poetry of Dunbar and Skelton’, Modern Language Quarterly, 51 (1992), 126-49

K. L. Atchity, ‘Skelton’s Collyn Clout: Visions of Perfectibility’, Philological Quarterly, 52 (1973), 715-27

F. W. Brownlow, ‘Speke Parott: Skelton’s Allegorical Denunciation of Cardinal Wolsey’, Studies in Philology, 55 (1968), 124-39

A. S. G. Edwards, ed., Skelton: The Critical Heritage (1981)

—-, ‘Dunbar, Skelton, and the Nature of Court Culture in the Early Sixteenth Century’, in Jennifer Britnell and Richard Britnell, eds., Vernacular Literature and Current Affairs in the Early Sixteenth Century (2000), pp. 120-34

Stanley Fish, John Skelton’s Poetry (1965)

Jane Griffiths, John Skelton and Poetic Authority (2006)

A. R. Heiserman, Skelton and Satire (1961)

John Scattergood, John Skelton: The Career of an Early Tudor Poet (2014)

Greg Walker, John Skelton and the Politics of the 1520s (1988)


Erasmus

C. Augustijn, Erasmus: His Life, Works and Influence (1991)

R. L. DeMolen ed., Essays on the Works of Erasmus (1978)

T. A. Dorey ed., Erasmus (London, 1970).

W. Kaiser, Praisers of Folly (London, 1964)

M. A. Screech, Ecstasy and the Praise of Folly (London, 1980)