Gower Bibliography

Lost and Lore in Gower and Chaucer.

Shaw, Judith Davis. "Lost and Lore in Gower and Chaucer." Chaucer Review 19 (1984), pp. 110-122. ISSN 0009-2002

Review

Although Gower speaks of it, both he and Chaucer in fact practice the "middel weie" of writing; but, while Chaucer seems to adopt a center style because he "meanders" between extremes, Gower has his sights firmly on his goal, and claims the plain style and subject-matter purposefully. [PN. Copyright the John Gower Society. JGN 4.2]

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Style, Rhetoric, and Versification

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