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A.V.C. Schmidt

A. V. C. Schmidt, who is an Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, is a leading international authority on William Langland. His Piers Plowman: A Parallel-Text Edition has been called 'a monumental achievement,' written with 'controlled passion' (Speculum), and a work of 'grand majesty' expressed 'with grace and confident clarity' (Journal of English and Germanic Philology). The present volume illustrates the wide range of his interests and expertise outside the field of the Langland...See more