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Minor Latin Works with In Praise of Peace: Select Bibliography

Alan of Lille. De Planctu Naturae. Ed. Nikolaus M. Häring. In "Alan of Lille, 'De planctu Naturae.'" Studi medievali, third series 19 (1978), 797-879.

"Annales Ricardi Secundi." Johannis de Trokelowe et anon. In Chronica et Annales, 199-239. Ed. H. T. Riley. Rolls Series. London: HMSO, 1866.

Aquinas, Thomas. Summa Theologica, Basic Writings of Saint Thomas Aquinas. 2 vols. Ed. Anton C. Pegis. New York: Random House, 1945.

Arvanigian, Mark. "Henry IV, the Northern Nobility and the Consolidation of the Regime." In Dodd and Biggs. Pp. 117-37.

Aston, Margaret. Lollards and Reformers: Images and Literacy in Late Medieval Religion. London: Hambledon Press, 1984.

Baker, David J. Between Nations: Shakespeare, Spenser, Marvell, and the Question of Britain. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1997.

Barkan, Leonard. Nature's Work of Art: The Human Body as Image of the World. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1975.

Bates, Robin E. "'The Queene is Defrauded of the Intent of the Law': Spenser's Advocation of Civil Law in A View of the State of Ireland." Papers on Language and Literature 41 (2005), 123-45.

Beichner, Paul E. "Gower's Use of the Aurora in the Vox Clamantis." Speculum 30 (1955), 582-95.

Bennett, Michael. "Henry of Bolingbroke and the Revolution of 1399." In Dodd and Biggs. Pp. 9-33.

Bloomfield, Morton W. The Seven Deadly Sins: An Introduction to the History of a Religious Concept, with Special Reference to Medieval English Literature. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1967.

Boethius. Boethii Philosophiae Consolatio. Ed. Ludovicus Bieler. Corpus Christianorum, ser. lat. XCIV. Turnhout: Brepols, 1957.

Carlson, David R. "Gower's Early Latin Poetry: Text-Genetic Hypotheses of an Epistola ad regem (ca. 1377-1380) from the Evidence of John Bale." Mediaeval Studies 65 (2003), 293-317.

---. "The Invention of the Anglo-Latin Public Poetry (circa 1367-1402) and Its Prosody, Especially in John Gower." Mittellateinisches Jahrbuch 39 (2004), 389-406.

---. "A Rhyme Distribution Chronology of John Gower's Latin Poetry." Studies in Philology (forthcoming).

Chaucer, Geoffrey. The Riverside Chaucer. Gen. ed. Larry D. Benson. Third ed. Boston, MA: Houghton-Mifflin, 1987.

Chronicles of London. Ed. C. L. Kingsford. London: Alan Sutton, 1977.

Chronicon Angliae auctore monacho quondam Sancti Albani. Ed. E. M. Thompson. Rolls Series. London: HMSO, 1874.

Coffman, George R. "John Gower in His Most Significant Role." In Elizabethan Studies and Other Essays in Honor of George F. Reynolds. University of Colorado Studies Series B, II.4. Boulder: University of Colorado Press, 1945. Pp. 52-61.

---. "John Gower, Mentor for Royalty: Richard II." PMLA 69 (1954), 953-64.

Dante Alighieri. The Divine Comedy. Ed. Charles S. Singleton. 6 vols. Bolingen Series LXXX. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1970-75.

Delasanta, Rodney. "Chaucer and Strode." Chaucer Review 26 (1991), 205-18.

Dodd, Gwilym, and Douglas Biggs, eds. Henry IV: The Establishment of the Regime, 1399-1406. Woodbridge, UK: York Medieval Press, 2003.

Echard, Siân. "With Carmen's Help: Latin Authorities in the Confessio Amantis." Studies in Philology 95 (1998), 1-40.

---. "Designs for Reading: Some Manuscripts of Gower's Confessio Amantis." Trivium 31 (1999), 59-72.

---. "Gower's Books of Latin: Language, Politics and Poetry." Studies in the Age of Chaucer 25 (2003), 123-56.

---. "Last Words: Latin at the End of the Confessio Amantis." In Interstices: Studies in Middle English and Anglo-Latin Texts in Honour of A. G. Rigg. Ed. Richard Firth Green and Linne Mooney. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004. Pp. 99-121.

---, ed. A Companion to Gower. Cambridge, D.S. Brewer, 2004.

---. "Gower in Print." In Echard, Companion to Gower. Pp. 115-35.

Echard, Siân, and Claire Fanger. The Latin Verses in the Confessio Amantis: An Annotated Translation, with an introduction by A. G. Rigg. East Lansing, MI: Colleagues Press, 1991.

Ferster, Judith. Fictions of Advice: The Literature and Politics of Counsel in Late Medieval England. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996.

Fisher, John H. John Gower: Moral Philosopher and Friend of Chaucer. New York: New York University Press, 1964.

Forni, Kathleen, ed. The Chaucerian Apocrypha: A Selection. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 2005.

Geoffrey of Monmouth. Historia regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth, I: Bern Burgerbibliothek, MS 568. Ed. Neil Wright. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 1984.

Gower, John. The Complete Works of John Gower. Ed. G. C. Macaulay. 4 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1899-1902. Vols. 2 and 3 rpt. as The English Works of John Gower. EETS e.s. 81-82. London: K. Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co., Ltd., 1900-01; rpt. Oxford University Press 1957, 1969. [Vol. 1 is the French works; vol. 4 is the Latin works.]

---. Confessio Amantis. Ed. Peck. [See also The Complete Works, ed. Macaulay.]

---. Cronica Tripertita. See The Complete Works, ed. Macaulay. [Trans. Stockton, Major Latin Works of John Gower.]

---. In Praise of Peace. In The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. 7 vols. Ed. Walter W. Skeat. 7.205-16. [Skeat includes In Praise of Peace in the final volume, Chaucerian and Other Pieces.]

---. In Praise of Peace. See The Complete Works, ed. Macaulay.

---. In Praise of Peace. See Forni, ed., The Chaucerian Apocrypha.

---. Mirour de l'Omme. See The Complete Works, ed. Macaulay.

---. Vox Clamantis. See The Complete Works, ed. Macaulay. [Trans. Stockton, Major Latin Works of John Gower.]

Grady, Frank. "The Lancastrian Gower and the Limits of Exemplarity." Speculum 70 (1995), 552-75.

Green, Richard Firth. Poets and Princepleasers: Literature and the English Court in the Late Middle Ages. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1980.

---. A Crisis of Truth: Literature and Law in Ricardian England. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.

Hines, John, Nathalie Cohen, and Simon Roffey. "Iohannes Gower, Armiger, Poeta: Records and Memorials of His Life and Death." In Echard, Companion to Gower. Pp. 23-42.

Hoccleve, Thomas. The Regiment of Princes. Ed. Charles R. Blyth. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 1999.

Horace. Satires, Epistles and Ars Poetica. Ed. and trans. H. Rushton Fairclough. Loeb Classical Library. New York: Heinemann, 1926.

Isidore of Seville. Isidori Hispalensis Episcopi: Etymologiarum sive originum. Ed. W. M. Lindsay. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1911.

Itô, Masayoshi. "Gower's Use of Rime Riche in the Confessio Amantis, as Compared with His Practice in the Mirour de l'Omme and with the Case of Chaucer." Studies in English Literature (English Literature Society of Japan) 46 (1969), 29-44.

---. John Gower, the Medieval Poet. Tokyo: Shinozaki Shorin, 1976.

John of Salisbury. Policraticus. Ioannis Saresberiensis. Ed. K. S. B. Keats-Rohan. Corpus Christianorum, continuatio mediaevalis CXVIII. Turnhout: Brepols, 1993.

Jones, Leslie W. "The Influence of Cassiodorus on Medieval Culture." Speculum 20 (1945), 433-42.

Jones, Terry, R. F. Yeager, Terry Dolan, Alan Fletcher, and Juliette Dor. Who Murdered Chaucer? A Medieval Mystery. London: Methuen, 2004.

Kelly, Henry Ansgar. Love and Marriage in the Age of Chaucer. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1975.

King, Andy. "'They have the Hertes of the People by North': Northumberland, the Percies and Henry IV, 1399-1408." In Dodd and Biggs. Pp. 139-59.

Kirby, J. L. Henry IV of England. London: Constable, 1970.

Kolve, V. A. Chaucer and the Imagery of Narrative: The First Five Canterbury Tales. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1984.

Langland, William. Piers Plowman: The B Version: Will's Vision of Piers Plowman, Do-Well, Do-Better, Do-Best. Ed. George Kane and E. Talbot Donaldson. London: University of London, Athlone Press, 1975.

Marsilius of Padua. Defensor Pacis. Ed. Richard Scholz. In Fontes juris Germanici antiqui, Monumenta Germaniae historica 7. Hanover: Hahn, 1932.

McKenna, John W. "The Coronation Oil of the Yorkist Kings." English Historical Review 82 (1967), 102-04.

Medieval Latin: An Introduction and Bibliographical Guide. Ed. F. A. C. Mantello and A. G. Rigg. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 1996; rpt. 1999.

Mum and the Sothsegger. In Richard the Redeless and Mum and the Sothsegger. Ed. James M. Dean. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 2000.

Neville, Cynthia J. "Scotland, the Percies and the Law in 1400." In Dodd and Biggs. Pp. 73-93.

Nicholson, Peter. "The Dedications of Gower's Confessio Amantis." Mediaevalia 10 (1984), 159-80.

Olsen, Alexandra Hennessey. "Betwene Ernest and Game": The Literary Artistry of the Confessio Amantis. Bern: Peter Lang, 1990.

Olsson, Kurt. John Gower and the Structures of Conversion: A Reading of the Confessio Amantis. Publications of the John Gower Society 4. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1992.

Patch, Howard Rollin. The Goddess Fortuna. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1927. Rpt. New York: Octagon Books, 1974.

Pearsall, Derek. "Gower's Latin in the Confessio Amantis." In Latin and Vernacular: Studies in Late-Medieval Texts and Manuscripts. Ed. A. J. Minnis. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1989. Pp. 13-25.

---. "The Organisation of the Latin Apparatus in Gower's Confessio Amantis: The Scribes and Their Problems." In The Medieval Book and a Modern Collector: Essays in Honour of Toshiyuki Takamiya. Ed. Takami Matsuda, Richard A. Linenthal, and John Scahill. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2004. Pp. 99-112.

Peck, Russell A. Kingship and Common Profit in Gower's Confessio Amantis. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1978.

---. "Number as Cosmic Language." In Essays in the Numerical Criticism of Medieval Literature. Ed. Caroline D. Eckhardt. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 1980.

---, ed. Confessio Amantis. 3 vols. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 2000-04.

---. "The Politics and Psychology of Governance in Gower: Ideas of Kingship and Real Kings." In Echard, Companion to Gower. Pp. 215-38.

---. "John Gower: Editor, Strong Reader, and Ethical Geometrician." In John Gower: Manuscripts, Readers, Contexts. Ed. Malte Urban and Georgiana Donavin. Turnhout: Brepols, forthcoming.

Raby, F. J. E. A History of Secular Latin Poetry in the Middle Ages. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1934.

Rigg, A. G. A History of Anglo-Latin Literature 1066-1422. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.

---. "Anglo-Latin in the Ricardian Age." In Essays on Ricardian Literature in Honour of J. A. Burrow. Ed. A. J. Minnis, Charlotte C. Morse, and Thorlac Turville-Petre. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997. Pp. 121-41.

Rigg, A. G., and Edward S. Moore. "The Latin Works: Politics, Lament, Praise." In Echard, Companion to Gower. Pp. 153-64.

Rotuli Parliamentorum. Ed. J. Strachey. 6 vols. London: House of Lords, 1767-83.

Saul, Nigel. Richard II. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1997.

Scattergood, V. J. "Chaucer and the French War: Sir Thopas and Melibee." In Court and Poet: Selected Proceedings of the International Courtly Literature Society [Liverpool 1980]. Ed. Glyn S. Burgess. Liverpool: Francis Cairns, 1981. Pp. 287-96.

Setton, Kenneth Meyer, gen. ed. A History of the Crusades. Second ed. 6 vols. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1969-89.

Stillwell, Gardiner. "The Political Meaning of Chaucer's Tale of Melibee." Speculum 19 (1944), 433-44.

Stockton, Eric W., trans. The Major Latin Works of John Gower. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1962.

Strohm, Paul. Hochon's Arrow: The Social Imagination of Fourteenth-Century Texts. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1992.

---. England's Empty Throne: Usurpation and the Language of Legitimation, 1399-1422. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1998.

Tuck, Anthony. "Henry IV and Chivalry." In Dodd and Biggs. Pp. 55-71.

Usk, Adam. Chronicon de Adae de Usk AD 1377-1421. Ed. E. M. Thompson. Second ed. London: Frowde, 1904.

---. The Chronicle of Adam Usk 1377-1421. Ed. and trans. Chris Given-Wilson. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997.

Virgil. Virgil. Ed. and trans. H. Rushton Fairclough, rev. G. P. Goold. 2 vols. I: Eclogues, Georgics, Aeneid I-VI; II: Aeneid VII-XII. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999, 2000.

Walsingham, Thomas. Chronica Monasterii S. Albani. Thomae Walsingham quondam Monachi S. Albani, Historia Anglicana. Vol. I, AD 1272-1381; Vol. II, 1381-1422. Ed. H. T. Riley. Rolls Series. London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts and Green, 1863-64.

---. Chronica maiora. Ed. and trans. John Taylor, et al. Vol. I. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2003.

Wetherbee, Winthrop. "Latin Structure and Vernacular Space: Gower, Chaucer and the Boethian Tradition." In Yeager, Chaucer and Gower. Pp. 7-35.

White, Hugh. Nature, Sex, and Goodness in a Medieval Literary Tradition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Whiting, Bartlett Jere, with the collaboration of Helen Wescott Whiting. Proverbs, Sentences, and Proverbial Phrases from English Writings Mainly before 1500. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1968.

Workman, Herbert B. John Wyclif: A Study of the English Medieval Church. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1926. Rpt. Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1966.

Yeager, R. F. "English, Latin, and the Text as 'Other': The Page as Sign in the Work of John Gower." Text: Transactions of the Society for Textual Scholarship 3 (1987), 251-67.

---. "Pax Poetica: On the Pacifism of Chaucer and Gower." Studies in the Age of Chaucer 9 (1987), 97-121.

---. "Did Gower Write Cento?" In John Gower: Recent Readings. Ed. R. F. Yeager. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 1989. Pp. 113-32.

---. John Gower's Poetic: The Search for a New Arion. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1990.

---, ed. Chaucer and Gower: Difference, Mutuality, Exchange. Victoria: University of Victoria Press, 1991.

---. "Learning to Speak in Tongues: Writing Poetry for a Trilingual Culture." In Yeager, Chaucer and Gower. Pp. 115-29.

---. "The Body Politic and the Politics of Bodies in the Poetry of John Gower." In The Body and the Soul in Medieval Literature. Ed. Anna Torti and Piero Boitani. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1999. Pp. 145-65.

---. "John Gower's Audience: The Ballades." Chaucer Review 40 (2005), 81-105.

---. "Begging, or Begging Off: Chaucer's 'To His Purse.'" Viator 37 (2005, forthcoming).

---. "Gower in Winter: The Late Latin Poems." Medium Aevum (forthcoming).

Zarins, Kim. "From Head to Foot: Syllabic Play and Metamorphosis in Book I of Gower's Vox Clamantis." In John Gower's Poetry: Essays at the Millennium. Ed. R. F. Yeager. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, forthcoming.