Gower Bibliography

The Meaning of Caritas in John Gower's Confessio Amantis

McMackin Cubie, Genevieve. "The Meaning of Caritas in John Gower's Confessio Amantis." PhD thesis, Ohio State University, 1987.

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Cubie distinguishes three different motifs that contribute historically to the medieval understanding of caritas, and finds the predominant motif in CA is neither agape nor eros but the fulfillment of God's law. Directed by Christian P. Zacher. [PN. Copyright The John Gower Society. JGN 7.2]

Item Type:Thesis (PhD)
Additional Information:Dissertation Abstracts International 48 (1988): 2332A.
Subjects:Confessio Amantis

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