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Lawrence Warner

I am Senior Lecturer of Middle English at King's College London. Here are my publications:

  1.  The Myth of "Piers Plowman": Constructing a Medieval Literary Archive. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Available for purchase at 

    http://www.cambridge.org/9781107043633 and via Open Access download via 

    http://www.oapen.org/search?identifier=472471 or http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/100163726

  2. ‘Plowman Traditions in Late Medieval and Early Modern Writing.’ The Cambridge Companion to ‘Piers Plowman’. Ed. Andrew Cole and Andrew Galloway. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 200-15.

  3. ‘The Lady, the Goddess, and the Text of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.’ Chaucer Review 48 (2014): 334-51. : http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/chaucer_review/v048/48.3.warner.html

  4. ‘Mary, Unmindful of Her Knight: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and the Traditions of Sexual Hospitality.’ Studies in the Age of Chaucer 35 (2013): 263-87. http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/studies_in_the_age_of_chaucer/v035/35.warner.html

  5. ‘The Vision of Piers Plowman, Said to be Wrote by Chaucer: Leland’s Petri Aratoris Fabula and Its Descendants Revisited.’ Chaucer Review 48 (2013): 113-28. http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/chaucer_review/v048/48.1.warner.html

  6. The Lost History of "Piers Plowman": The Earliest Transmission of Langland's Work. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. Now available: http://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/14813.html 
  7. ‘William Langland: Piers Plowman.’ A Companion to Medieval Poetry. Ed. Corinne Saunders. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture. Oxford: Blackwell, 2010. 401-13.

  8. "The Gentleman's Piers Plowman : John Mitford and his Annotated Copy of the 1550 Edition of William Langland's Great Poem." The La Trobe Journal 84 (Spring 2009): 104-12, 130-31.
  9. "New Light on Piers Plowman's Ownership, c. 1450-1600." Journal of the Early Book Society 12 (2009): 183-94.
  10. "The University of Sydney Statuta Angliae (Rare Books Add. MS 39) and the 45,011 Parish Churches: England's Most Popular Urban Myth, ca. 1327-1606." Transitus: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Australia and New Zealand. Ed. James Lowry, Margaret Manion, and Patrick Spedding. Special Issue of Script and Print 32 (2008): 21-35.
  11. "Latin Verses by John Gower and 'John of Bridlington' in a Piers Plowman Manuscript (BL Add. 35287)." Notes & Queries n.s. 55 (2008): 127-31.
  12. "An Overlooked Piers Plowman Excerpt and the Oral Circulation of Non-Reformist Prophecy, c. 1520-55." The Yearbook of Langland Studies 21 (2007): 119-42.
  13. "The Ending, and End, of Piers Plowman B: The C-Version Origins of the Final Two Passus." Medium Aevum 76 (2007): 225-50.
  14. "Adventurous Custance: St. Thomas of Acre and Chaucer's Man of Law's Tale." Place, Space, and Landscape in Medieval Narrative. Ed. Laura L. Howes. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2007. 43-59.
  15. "Obadiah the Proselyte and the Judaizing Crusade." New Medieval Literatures 8 (2006): 151-73.
  16. "Langland and the Problem of William of Palerne." Viator 37 (2006): 397-415.
  17. "John But and the Other Works that Will Wrought (Piers Plowman A XII 101-2)." Notes & Queries 52 (2005): 13-18.
  18. "Dante's Cato, Crusade Martyr." Electronic Bulletin of the Dante Society of America. 26 August 2004.
    [http://www.princeton.edu/~dante/ebdsa/warner081904 ]
  19. "Piers Plowman B XV 417-28a: An Intrusion from Langland's C-Papers?" Notes & Queries 51 (2004): 119-22.
  20. "Geoffrey of Monmouth and the De-Judaized Crusade." Parergon: Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies 21.1 (2004): 19-37.
  21. "Becket and the Hopping Bishops." The Yearbook of Langland Studies 17 (2003): 107-34.
  22. "The Ur-B Piers Plowman and the Earliest Production of C and B." The Yearbook of Langland Studies 16 (2002): 3-39.
  23. "The Sign of the Son: Crusading Imagery in the Cacciaguida Episode." Electronic Bulletin of the Dante Society of America. 16 September 2002. [http://www.princeton.edu/~dante/ebdsa/warner091602.html ]
  24. "Dante's Ulysses and the Erotics of Crusading." Dante Studies 116 (1998): 65-93.
  25. "Woman Is Man's Babylon: Chaucer's 'Nembrot' and the Tyranny of Enclosure in the Nun's Priest's Tale." The Chaucer Review 32 (1997): 82-107.
  26. "Jesus the Jouster: The Christ-Knight and Medieval Theories of Atonement in Piers Plowman and the 'Round Table' Sermons." The Yearbook of Langland Studies 10 (1996): 129-43.
  27. "The Dark Wood and the Dark Word in Dante's Commedia." Comparative Literature Studies 32 (1995): 449-78.
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