Gower Bibliography

A Japanese Translation of the Gesta Romanorum.

Ito, Masayoshi. "A Japanese Translation of the Gesta Romanorum." Tokyo: Shinozaki Shorin Press, 1988

Review

In Japanese. The summary of this item has been provided by Professor Ito: "A translation of the Latin text edited by H. Oesterley (Berlin, 1872); supposedly, this work originated in thirteenth-century England, and was used by Chaucer, Gower, and Hoccleve; it also contains old versions of Guy of Warrick and Roberd of Cisyle. The translation comprises 200 tales -- the canonical 181 and 19 supplementary tales -- together with commentary and motif-index." [JGN 8.2]

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