Special issue: "Piers Plowman and the Body"

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Yearbook of Langland Studies

The editors of YLS are pleased to announce a special volume on 'Piers Plowman and the Body.' Any essay related to this topic will be considered for publication.

Suggested topics include: bodily suffering and disease, physiology, humors, senses, and medicine; disability; gender and sexuality; celestial beings, animals, and other living organisms; law, penance, and the regulation of the body; ritual, gesture, song, and speech; personification allegory; genre, form, and the "body" of the text; materials and manuscripts; the body and literary tradition (i.e., the alliterative "corpus").

Submissions to the special volume are due by August 1, 2014.

Authors should follow the guidelines for submission found here: http://www.piersplowman.org/yearbook/editor.htm