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The Latin meters of John Gower"s Confessio Amantis.

Mary Baldwin

The Latin meters of John Gower"s Confessio Amantis.

by Mary Baldwin

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Thesis (M.A.) - University of Toronto, 1966.

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Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL21169005M

Gower published a new version of Confessio Amantis known as the third recension in , this one dedicated to Henry of Lancaster. There is also an intermediate version that demonstrates a limited. Confessio Amantis, Volume 2 by John Gower and edited by Russell A. Peck, translated by Andrew Galloway at The complete text of John Gower's Confessio Amantis is a three-volume edition, including all Latin components - with translations - of this bilingual poem and extensive glosses, bibliography, and explanatory notes. Volume 2 contains Books 2, 3, and 4, which follow in.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 25 cm: Contents: The "Confessio" and compilation; the prologue - fortune, governance and counsel; contingent orders - "Lust" and "Lore"; Amans and the poet; Genius; sins of the senses - the asp; pride, passion and "Kind"; Constance and the argument "Ad Motum"; envy, wrath and courtliness; sloth and "Gentilesse. External. TEAMS Middle English Texts audio of Gower’s Works. Confessio Amantis, Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream (Pr), read by Russell Peck, Derek Pearsall, and Andrew Galloway.; Confessio Amantis, Complaint to Cupid and Venus (–), read by Winthrop Wetherbee, Helen Cooper and Sarah Higley.; Confessio Amantis, Aspidis the Serpent (), read by Winthrop Wetherbee.

own revision of the work, and how Gower treated his original, and 1 Op. cit., III, ; cf. Yet Gaster, writing seven years later on the Hebrew translation of the Secretum, calmly states: "One of the books in Gower's Confessio Amantis is but a rhymed transcript of part of this Secretum" (Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society [], ). Confessio Amantis, Book III Appolinus his lev{.e} tok, To God and al the lond betok With al the poeple long and brod, That he no lenger there abod. The king and queen{.e} sorw{.e} mad{.e}.


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Confessio Amantis: Book 1 The marginal Latin glosses, identified by a capital L in the left margin next to the text, are transcribed and translated in the notes and can be accessed by clicking on (see note) at the corresponding line. 0Reviews. The complete text of John Gower's Confessio Amantis is a 3-volume edition, including all Latin components - with translations - of this bilingual poem and extensive glosses, bibliography, and explanatory notes.

Volume 3 contains Books 5, 6, and 7, which follow another kind of development as Gower shifts from romance banter and formulaic confession to philosophical inquiry.

In writing the Confessio Amantis, John Gower pioneered the use of English as a literary language. Commissioned by King Richard II, it is a compendium of stories held together by a frame narrative. This volume, based on Pauli's edition, contains some of the most enjoyable passages from the by: 1.

It is divided into eight books and takes the form of the confession made by a lover, named at first only as "Amans" (Latin for "lover") but later identified as Gower himself, to Genius, a priest of Venus/5(5).

JOHN GOWER (c. ) was an English poet who wrote in French, Latin, and Middle English. He was a close friend of Geoffrey Chaucer. line poem Confessio Amantis ("The Lover's Confession") uses the frame of the confessions of an ageing lover to tell a series of incidents of famous loves.

Among these is the story of Jason and Medea, told in Book V of the Confessio, quite possibly. Author: Gower, John. Title: John Gower's Confessio amantis: Publication info: Availability: Available at URL Gower's Vulgar Tongue: Ovid, Lay Religion, and English Poetry in the Confessio Amantis Book Description: After establishing his reputation as a literary author by means of his French and Latin verse, Gower came to recognize the possibilities which English held for serious poetry only in the s.

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4) The third book, written in English, is in eight parts, made at the request of Richard II. It follows the prophecy of Daniel on the mutability of earthly kingdoms and treats of the education of King Alexander.

The subject is love and includes many exempla. The book is called Confessio Amantis. It was written by Chaucer’s friend and rival poet, John Gower (c. ), and its title is Confessio Amantis. A long poem comprising a number of smaller stories, Confessio Amantis (written in the early s) takes as its theme the idea of courtly love – the poem’s title means ‘the lover’s confession’.

But the ‘confession’ part of the title also points up its other theme or interest: Christianity and moral virtue. Confessio Amantis (wr. ?) Complete Macaulay ed. - Google Books Audio Readings of Confessio Amantis Excerpts - Dr. Brian W. Gastle Introduction to Confessio Amantis - TEAMS Texts Complete - UVA Complete - OMACL Prologue to The Confessio Amantis, glossed - Harvard Prologue, annotated - TEAMS Book I, annotated - TEAMS Gower in Love.

John Gower has 49 books on Goodreads with ratings. John Gower’s most popular book is Confessio Amantis, Volume 1. Genre/Form: Poetry Translations Translations (form) Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gower, John.

Latin verses in the Confessio amantis. John Gower (c. – October ) was an English poet, a contemporary of William Langland and a personal friend of Geoffrey Chaucer. He is remembered primarily for three major works, the Mirroir de l'Omme, Vox Clamantis, and Confessio Amantis, three long poems written in French, Latin, and English respectively, which are united by common moral and political themes/5.

Buy a cheap copy of Confessio Amantis book by John Gower. Originally published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, Free shipping over $/5(4). Acknowledgments Preface Introduction Chronology of Gower's Life and Works Confessio Amantis Prologue i. Incipit ii. The State iii.

The Church iv. The Commons v. Nebuchadnezzar's Dream Daniel's Prophecies Fulfilled Division and Evil Example of Arion Book 1: Pride i. On Love ii. Complaint to Cupid and Venus iii. Confessio Amantis, the Lover's Brand: Publish This, LLC.

Gower’s Confessio Amantis (“The Lover’s Confession”) exists in three recensions/versions (, with revisions completed in and ).The work contains o lines, and it is an allegory based on the Christian sacrament of confession.

After the Prologue, each of the books focuses on one of the Seven Deadly Sins, which are illustrated with a treasury of stories from. Confessio Amantis ("The Lover's Confession") is a 33,line Middle English poem by John Gower, which uses the confession made by an ageing lover to the chaplain of Venus as a frame story for a collection of shorter narrative poems.

According to its prologue, it was composed at the request of Richard stands with the works of Chaucer, Langland, and the Pearl poet as one of the great.All the Latin poems were printed by G.C. Macaulay in Gower's English works are the "Confessio Amantis" and a poem addressed to King Henry IV, which from its subject has been called "In Praise of Peace".

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