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Author Crassons, Kate
Title The claims of poverty [electronic resource] : literature, culture,and ideology in late medieval England / Kate Crassons
Imprint Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, c2010. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2013)
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xi, 389 p.)
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Forms of need: the allegorical representation of poverty in Piers Plowman -- Poverty exposed:the evangelical and epistemological ideal of Pierce the Ploughman's crede -- "Clamerous" beggars and "nedi" knights:poverty and Wycliffite reform -- The costs of sanctity: Margery Kempe and the Franciscan imaginary -- Communal identities: performing poverty, charity, and labor in York's Corpus Christi theater -- Nickel and dimed: poverty polemic medieval and modern
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Subject Poverty -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500
Poverty -- England -- History -- To 1500
Literature and society -- England -- History -- To 1500
Civilization, Medieval, in literature
Ideology in literature
Social problems in literature
Poverty in literature
English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism
England -- Social conditions -- 1066-1485
Alt Author Project Muse
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