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  • A Descriptive Catalogue of the English Manuscripts of John Gower's Confessio Amantis

    A Descriptive Catalogue of the English Manuscripts of John Gower's Confessio Amantis
    av Derek Pearsall

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843846130

    The Confessio Amantis is John Gower's major work in English, written around the time that his acquaintance Geoffrey Chaucer was writing the Canterbury Tales. Extant manuscripts are numerous. At the end of the nineteenth century G. C. Macaulay had de…

  • John Gower and the Limits of the Law

    John Gower and the Limits of the Law
    av Conrad Van Dijk

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843843504

    It has long been thought that John Gower was probably a lawyer before turning to poetry, and this study reveals his active engagement with contemporary legal debates; they include constitutional questions, jurisdictional issues, private vengeance, j…

  • Gower's Vulgar Tongue: Ovid, Lay Religion, and English Poetry in the Confessio Amantis

    Gower's Vulgar Tongue: Ovid, Lay Religion, and English Poetry in the Confessio Amantis
    av T. Matthew N. Mccabe

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843842835

    After establishing his reputation as a literary author by means of his French and Latin verse, Gower came to recognize the possibilities which English held for serious poetry only in the 1380s. This book gives sustained attentionto the implications…

  • John Gower in Manuscripts and Early Printed Books

    John Gower in Manuscripts and Early Printed Books
    av Martha Driver

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843845539

    The media in which Gower's works were first transmitted, whether in print of manuscript form, are of vital importance to an understanding of both the poet and his audience. However, in comparison with those of his contemporary Chaucer, they have bee…

  • Historians on John Gower

    Historians on John Gower
    av Stephen Rigby

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843845379

    The late fourteenth century was the age of the Black Death, the Peasants' Revolt, the Hundred Years War, the deposition of Richard II, the papal schism and the emergence of the heretical doctrines of John Wyclif and the Lollards. These social, polit…

  • John Gower's Poetic

    John Gower's Poetic
    av R.f. Yeager

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859912808

    John Gower's Poetic is a new study of Gower's complete poetry. Considered are Vox Clamantis, Mirour de l'Omme, Traitié pour les Amantz marietz, Cinkante Balades, Confessio Amantis,and `To King Henry IV, In Praise of Peace'. In fiveintegrative chapte…

  • John Gower in England and Iberia

    John Gower in England and Iberia
    av Ana Saez-hidalgo

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843843207

    John Gower's great poem, the Confessio Amantis, was the first work of English literature translated into any European language. Occasioned by the existence in Spain of fifteenth-century Portuguese and Spanish manuscripts ofthe Confessio, the ninetee…

  • John Gower, Poetry and Propaganda in Fourteenth-Century England

    John Gower, Poetry and Propaganda in Fourteenth-Century England
    av David R. Carlson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843843153

    John Gower has been criticised for composing verse propaganda for the English state, in support of the regime of Henry IV, at the end of his distinguished career. However, as the author of this book shows, using evidence from Gower's English, French…

  • Gower's Confessio Amantis

    Gower's Confessio Amantis
    av Peter Nicholson

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859913188

    This collection gathers in one place the essays that have done most to shape the modern critical discussion of the Confessio Amantis, and illustrates, by the choice of the landmarks of Gower criticism, how the study of thepoem has evolved. It also p…

  • Studies in the Age of Gower

    Studies in the Age of Gower
    av Susannah Mary Chewning

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843845461

    The essays in this volume pay tribute to the distinguished career of Professor R.F. Yeager. Appropriately for one who has done so much to advance scholarship and critical debate on this poet, they focus on John Gower. The approaches taken range wide…

  • Fathers and Daughters in Gower's Confessio Amantis

    Fathers and Daughters in Gower's Confessio Amantis
    av Maria Bullon-fernande

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859915786

    Fathers and daughters are central to some of the most significant tales in Gower's poem. Using feminist and anthropological approaches, Bullon-Fernandez argues that father-daughter relationships, and the associated theme of incestthat they sometimes…

  • John Gower: Others and the Self

    John Gower: Others and the Self
    av Russell Peck

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843844747

    The topics of "selfhood" and "otherness" lie at the heart of these new assessments of John Gower's poetry. The first part of the book, on knowing the self and others, focuses on cognition, brain functions, imagination, and the internal and external…

  • The Poetic Voices of John Gower

    The Poetic Voices of John Gower
    av Matthew Matthew Irvine

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843843399

    Gower's use of the persona, the figure of the writer implicated in the text, is the main theme of this book. While it traces the development of Gower's voice through his major works, it concentrates on the dialogue of Amans and Genius in the Confess…