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'Pearl' and the Plague of 1390-1393

Título de la revista: NEOPHILOLOGUS
ISSN: 0028-2677
Volumen: 98
Número: 2
Páginas: 337 - 341
Fecha de publicación: 2014
Marks on the Maiden's skin in the Middle English poem Pearl have been taken to indicate that she died of plague. Because outbreaks of plague in fourteenth-century England can be dated, this suggests that Pearl may date from the early 1390s