A translation of the 14th century poem, which offers a picture of society in the late Middle Ages on the threshold of the early modern world.
The translator of this work was a founding editor of The Norton Anthology of English Literature.
About the Author
E. Talbot Donaldson was Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at Indiana University. His books include Piers Plowman: The C-Text and Its Poets, Chaucer’s Poetry: An Anthology for the Modern Reader, and, with George Kane, the definitive edition of Piers Plowman: The B Version. He was a founding editor of The Norton Anthology of English Literature.