Gower Bibliography

Moral Gower and Medieval Literary Theory.

Minnis, Alastair J.. "Moral Gower and Medieval Literary Theory." In Gower's Confessio Amantis: Responses and Reassessments. Ed. Minnis, A. J. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 1983, pp. 50-78. ISBN 085991142X


Contends that the Confessio Amantis was written with a full awareness "of the nature and potential of the literary traditions available," and is "a work which (in terms of medieval literary theory) is compendious, cohesive and pleasureably didactic." [PN/ Copyright the John Gower Society. JGN 3.1]

Item Type:Book Section
Subjects:Sources, Analogues, and Literary Relations
Confessio Amantis

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