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The Claims of Poverty: Literature, Culture, and Ideology in Late Medieval England
In The Claims of Poverty , Kate Crassons explores a widespread ideological crisis concerning poverty that emerged in the aftermath of the plague in late medieval England. She identifies poverty as a central preoccupation in texts ranging from Piers Plowman and Wycliffite writings to The Book of Margery Kempe and the York cycle plays. Crassons shows that these and other wo ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published April 30th 2010 by University of Notre Dame Press
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