Gower's Confessio Amantis

Gower's Confessio Amantis

A Critical Anthology

Edited by Peter Nicholson

Hardback
$99.00

D.S.Brewer

Overview

Overview

Eleven essays by influential scholars (from C.S. Lewis to A.J. Minnis) provide an introduction for students to Gower's Confessio Amantisand its important criticism.
This collection gathers in one place the essays that have done most to shape the modern critical discussion of the Confessio Amantis, and illustrates, by the choice of the landmarks of Gower criticism, how the study of the poem has evolved. It also provides representative examples of major approaches to the poem and selected studies of its most important aspects The essays provide a valuable indication of precisely what kinds of challenges the Confessio Amantishas posed for modern readers; they will provide the groundwork for all future study of the Confessio

Essays by: G.C. MACAULAY, C.S. LEWIS, GEORGE R. COFFMAN, J.A.W. BENNETT, DEREK PEARSALL, ARNO BESCH, GEORGE. D. ECONOMOU, GOTÖZ SCHMITZ, DENISE N. BAKER, A.J. MINNIS and KURT OLSSON

Details

October 1991
224 pages
23.4x15.6 cm
Publications of the John Gower Society
ISBN: 9780859913188
Format: Hardback
D.S.Brewer
BIC DSBB
BISAC LCO003000
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`The admirable work of the John Gower Society continues with this collection of major criticism.' MEDIUM AEVUM

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