Gower Bibliography

The Portrayal of Amans in Confessio Amantis.

Burrow, John. "The Portrayal of Amans in Confessio Amantis." In Gower's Confessio Amantis: Responses and Reassessments. Ed. Minnis, A. J. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 1983, pp. 5-24. ISBN 085991142X


Views Amans in the context of the tradition of the ages of man, of the "dits amoreux" of Machaut and Froissart, and considers the purpose and effects of the lover's age as revealed in the conclusion. [PN. Copyright the John Gower Society. JGN 3.1]

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Confessio Amantis

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