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A companion to Gower / edited by Siân Echard.

Publication:
Cambridge [England] ; Rochester, NY : D.S. Brewer, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
286 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Gower, John, 1325?-1408 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Love poetry, English (Middle) -- History and criticism.
Gower, John, 1325?-1408. Confessio Amantis.
Poetry, Medieval -- History and criticism.
Christian ethics in literature.
Courtly love in literature.
Rhetoric, Medieval.
Contents:
Gower's reputation / Siân Echard
A chronology of Gower criticism / Siân Echard and Julie Lanz
Iohannes Gower, armiger, poeta: records and memorials of his life and death / John Hines, Nathalie Cohen, and Simon Roffey
London, Southwark, Westminster: Gower's urban contexts / Robert Epstein
John Gower and London English / Jeremy J. Smith
The manuscripts and illustrations of Gower's work / Derek Pearsall
Gower after the Middle Ages I: 'This worthy olde writer': Pericles and other Gowers, 1592-1640 / Helen Cooper
Gower after the Middle Ages II: Gower in print / Siân Echard
The French works: John Gower's French / R.F. Yeager
The Latin works: politics, lament, and praise / A.G. Rigg and Ted Moore
The Confessio and the French tradition / Ardis Butterfield
Classical and Boethian tradition in the Confessio amantis / Winthrop Wetherbee
Gender and sexuality in Confessio amantis / Diane Watt
The politics and psychology of governance in Gower: ideas of kingship and real kings / Russell Peck
Gower's poetic styles / John Burrow.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
Contributor:
Echard, Siân.
Rosengarten Family Fund.
ISBN:
1843840006 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
52845821
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