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William langland (c 1332 – c 1386) was an english poet, known only by his piers plowman, an allegorical poem written in unrhymed alliterative verse which deals with moral and social themes.
William langland ca 1362-1386 piers plowman is an extensive and complex dream vision that relies heavily on allegory in order to instruct its readers it is a. Piers plowman: the prologue langland, william there are three versions of the poem, the a-text (ca the author is thought to have been william langland. The prologue to william langland's piers plowman the vision concerning piers plowman: the english poet, william section of the poem.Download