Gowers Vulgar Tongue - Ovid, Lay Religion And English poetry In The Confessio Amantis
Illustrated boards, F. viii+258pp, index, a fine copy. New. Publications of the John Gower Society vol VI. A study of the use of English in Gower's most famous work, his 1380 Confessio Amantis. Prior to this Gower had written verse in either Latin or French & his decision to use English would have a profund effect on future writers. 625 grams. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 44979
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Rezension: A commendable first book. JOURNAL OF ENGLISH AND GERMANIC PHILOLOGY (An) extremely thoughtful study (and) a valuable contribution to Gower scholarship. MEDIUM AEVUM This immensely provocative study is filled with striking connections between approaches to the poem that are rarely brought together, illuminating studies of key words (...), and compelling readings of individual tales. (...) A splendid example of the vigour of new work on Gower. REVIEW OF ENGLISH STUDIES This is a well-written, scholarly book and a significant contribution to Gower studies. (...) Recommended. CHOICE
Titel: Gowers Vulgar Tongue - Ovid, Lay Religion ...
Verlag: D S Brewer
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