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Confessio Amantis, Volume 2: Bibliography

Alford, John. Piers Plowman: A Glossary of Leg Diction. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1988.

Allen, David G. “God’s Faithfulness and the Lover’s Despair: The Theological Framework of the Iphis and Araxarathen Story.” In Yeager, John Gower: Recent Readings. Pp. 209–23.

Allen, Elizabeth. “Chaucer Answers Gower: Constance and the Trouble with Reading.” English Literary History 63 (1997), 627–55.

Andersen, Jens Kr. “An Analysis of the Frame-work Structure of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.” Orbis Litterarum 27 (1972), 179–201.

Archibald, Elizabeth. “The Flight from Incest: Two Late Classical Precursors of the Constance Theme.” Chaucer Review 20 (1986), 259–72.

The Assembly of Gods: Le Assemble de Dyeus, or Banquet of Gods and Goddesses, with the Discourse of Reason and Sensuality. Ed. Jane Chance. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 1999.

Augustine. On Christian Doctrine. Trans. D. W. Robertson, Jr. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1958.

Avianus. The Fables of Avianus. Trans. David R. Slavitt. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1993.

Bakalian, Ellen Shaw. Aspects of Love in John Gower’s Confessio Amantis. New York: Routledge, 2004.

Baker, Denise N. “The Priesthood of Genius: A Study of the Medieval Tradition.” Speculum 51 (1976), 277–91.

Barnie, John. War in Medieval English Society: Social Values in the Hundred Years War, 1337–99. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1974.

Barr, Helen. “The Treatment of Natural Law in Richard the Redeless and Mum and the Sothsegger.” Leeds Studies in English n.s. 23 (1992), 49–80. [Resonates with Gower as well as the works in her title.]

Bartholomaeus Anglicus. De Proprietatibus Rerum. See Trevisa, John.

Beidler, Peter G., ed. John Gower’s Literary Transformations in the Confessio Amantis: Original Articles and Translations. Washington, DC: University Press of America, 1982. [Beidler’s own essays on Acteon, and Acis and Galatea appear on pp. 7–14.]

Bennett, J. A. W. “Caxton and Gower.” Modern Language Review 45 (1950), 215–16.

———. The Parlement of Foules: An Interpretation. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957.

———. Middle English Literature. In The Oxford History of English Literature . Ed. Douglas Gray. Vol. 1, pt. 2. Clarendon Press, 1986.

Benoît de Sainte-Maure. Le Roman de Troie. Ed. Léopold Constans. 6 vols. Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1904–12.

Benson, C. David. “Incest and Moral Poetry in Gower’s Confessio Amantis .” Chaucer Review 19 (1984), 100–09.

———. Chaucer’s Drama of Style: Poetic Variety and Contrast in the Canterbury Tales. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1986.

Benson, Larry D., ed. The Learned and the Lewed: Studies in Chaucer and Medieval Literature. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1974.

———. Contradictions: From Beowulf to Chaucer. Selected Studies of Larry D. Benson. Ed. Theodore M. Andersson and Stephen A. Barney. Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1995. [See especially ch. 4: “Chaucer’s Spelling Reconsidered” (pp. 70–99), which draws extensively on Fairfax 3 and the Stafford Confessio manuscripts for comparison with Chaucer. Benson considers Fairfax 3 to be as close as possible to being an autograph copy without in fact being an autograph copy.]

Berthelot, M. “Géber et ses œvres alchimiques.” Histoire des sciences: La Chimie au moyen âge. 3 vols. Paris, 1893. Rpt. Osnabrück: Otto Zeller, 1967.

Block, Edward A. “Originality, Controlling Purpose, and Craftsmanship in Chaucer’s Man of Law’s Tale .” PMLA 68 (1953), 572–616.

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, 1952.

Bradley, Henry. “‘Cursed Hebenon’ (or ‘Hebonda’).” Modern Language Review 15 (1920), 85–87.

Braswell, Mary Flowers. The Medieval Sinner: Characterization and Confession in the Literature of the English Middle Ages. East Brunswick, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1983.

Brown, Carole Koepke. “The Tale of Deianira and Nessus.” In Beidler, John Gower’s Literary Transformations. Pp. 15–19.

Brunetto Latini. The Book of the Treasure (Li Livres dou Tresor). Trans. Paul Barrette and Spurgeon Baldwin. Vol. 90. Ser. B. Garland Library of Medieval Literature. New York: Garland, 1993.

Bullón-Fernández, María. Fathers and Daughters in Gower’s Confessio Amantis: Authority, Family, State, and Writing. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2000.

———. “Gower and Ovid: Pygmalion and the (Dis)illusion of the Word.” In Through a Classical Eye: Transcultural and Transhistorical Visions in Medieval English, Italian, and Latin Literature in Honour of Winthrop Wetherbee. Ed. Andrew Galloway and R. F. Yeager. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009. Pp. 363–80.

Burke, Linda Barney. “Women in John Gower’s Confessio Amantis .” Mediaevalia 3 (1977), 239–59.

Burnley, J. D. Chaucer’s Language and the Philosophers’ Tradition. Ipswich: D. S. Brewer, 1979.

Burrow, J. A. Ricardian Poetry: Chaucer, Gower, Langland and the ‘Gawain’ Poet. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1971.

———. “The Portrayal of Amans in Confessio Amantis.” In Minnis, Gower’s Confessio Amantis. Pp. 5–24.

Cadden, Joan. The Meaning of Sex Difference in the Middle Ages: Medicine, Science, and Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Calin, William. “John Gower’s Continuity in the Tradition of French Fin’ Amor.” Mediaevalia 16 (1993 [for 1990]), 91–111.

Capellanus, Andreas. The Art of Courtly Love. Trans. John Jay Parry. New York: Columbia University Press, 1941.

Carruthers, Mary. The Book of Memory: A Study of Memory in Medieval Culture. Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature 10. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

———. The Craft of Thought: Meditation, Rhetoric, and the Making of Images, 400–1200. Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature 34. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Casson, Leslie F. “Studies in the Diction of the Confessio Amantis .” Englische Studien 69 (1934), 184–207.

Chance, Jane. Medieval Mythography: From Roman North Africa to the School of Chartres, A. D. 433–1177. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1994. [Useful discussion of early mythographers, some of whom Gower used as basis of his mythographies.]

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

Chaucer’s Ghoast: Or, A Piece of Antiquity containing twelve pleasant Fables of Ovid penn’d after the ancient manner of writing in England. Which makes them prove Mock-Poems to the present Poetry. By a Lover of Antiquity. London: T. Ratcliff and N. Thompson for Richard Mills, at the Pestle and Mortar without Temple-bar, 1672. [The “translations” into English are Gower’s.]

Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Rhetorica ad Herennium. Trans. Harry Caplan. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1954.

Clanchy, M. T. From Memory to Written Record: England 1066–1307. Second ed. Oxford: Blackwell, 1993.

Clawson, W. H. “The Framework of the Canterbury Tales .” University of Toronto Quarterly 20 (1951), 137–54.

Coleman, Janet. Medieval Readers and Writers 1350–1400. New York: Columbia University Press, 1981.

Collins, Marie. “Love, Nature and Law in the Poetry of Gower and Chaucer.” In Court and Poet: Selected Proceedings of the Third Congress of the International Courtly Literature Society. Ed. Glyn S. Burgess. ARCA Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers, and Monographs 5. Liverpool: Cairns, 1981. Pp. 113–28.

Cooper, Helen. “‘Peised Evene in the Balance’: A Thematic and Rhetorical Topos in the Confessio Amantis .” Mediaevalia 16 (1993 [for 1990]), 113–39.

Correale, Robert M. “Gower’s Source Manuscript of Nicholas Trevet’s Les Cronicles .” In Yeager, John Gower: Recent Readings. Pp. 133–57.

Craun, Edwin D. Lies, Slander, and Obscenity in Medieval English Literature: Pastoral Rhetoric and the Deviant Speaker. Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature 31. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. [See, especially, “Confessing the Deviant Speaker: Verbal Deception in the Confessio Amantis,” pp. 113–56.]

Cresswell, Julia. “The Tales of Acteon and Narcissus in the Confessio Amantis.” Reading Medieval Studies 7 (1981), 32–40.

Curry, Walter Clyde. Chaucer and the Medieval Sciences. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1926.

Cursor Mundi: Four Versions. Ed. Richard Morris. 7 vols. EETS o.s. 57, 59, 62, 66, 68, 99, 101. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1874–93. Rpt. 1961– 66.

Dante Alighieri. La Divina Commedia. Ed. and ann. C. H. Grandgent. Rev. Charles S. Singleton. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1972.

———. The Divine Comedy. Trans., with commentary, Charles S. Singleton. Second ed. 3 vols. Bollinger Series 80. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1977.

Dean, James. “Time Past and Time Present in Chaucer’s Clerk’s Tale and Gower’s Confessio Amantis .” English Literary History 44 (1977), 401–18.

———. “Gather Ye Rosebuds: Gower’s Comic Reply to Jean de Meun.” In Yeager, John Gower, Recent Readings. Pp. 21–37.

The Dicts and Sayings of the Philosophers. Ed. John William Sutton. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 2006.

Dimmick, Jeremy. “‘Redinge of Romance’ in Gower’s Confessio Amantis .” In Tradition and Transformation in Medieval Romance. Ed. Rosalind Field. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1999. Pp. 125–37.

Dinshaw, Carolyn. “Rivalry, Rape, and Manhood: Gower and Chaucer.” In Violence against Women in Medieval Texts. Ed. Anna Roberts. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1998. Pp. 137–60.

Donavin, Georgiana. “‘When reson torneth into rage’: Violence in Book III of the Confessio Amantis .” In Yeager, On John Gower. Pp. 216–234.

Duffell, Martin J., and Dominique Billy. “From Decasyllable to Pentameter: Gower’s Contribution to English Metrics.” Chaucer Review 38 (2004): 383–400.

Dulak, Robert E. “Gower’s ‘Tale of Constance.’” Notes and Queries 198 (1953), 368–69.

Eberle, Patricia. “Miniatures as Evidence of Reading in a Manuscript for the Confessio Amantis . (Peirpont Morgan MS. M. 126).” In Yeager, John Gower: Recent Readings. Pp. 311–64.

Echard, Siân. “Dialogues and Monologues: Manuscript Representations of the Conversation of the Confessio Amantis .” In Middle English Poetry: Texts and Traditions. Essays in Honour of Derek Pearsall. Ed. A. J. Minnis. York: York Medieval Press, 2001. Pp. 57–75.

———. A Companion to Gower. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2004.

Edwards, A. C. “Knaresborough Castle and ‘The Kynges Moodres Court.’” Philological Quarterly 19.3 (1940), 306–09.

Esch, Arno. “John Gower’s Erzählkunst.” In Chaucer und seine Zeit: Symposion für Walter F. Schirmer. Ed. Arno Esch. Tübingen: Niemeyer, 1968. Pp. 207–39.

Farnham, Anthony E. “Statement and Search in the Confessio Amantis.” Mediaevalia 16 (1993 [for 1990]), 141–58.

Fein, Susanna Greer. Moral Love Songs and Laments. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 1998.

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

Fison, Peter. “The Poet in John Gower.” Essays in Criticism 8 (1958), 16–26.

Fleming, John V. The Roman de la Rose: A Study in Allegory and Iconography. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1969.

Fox, George G. The Mediaeval Sciences in the Works of John Gower. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1931. Rpt. New York: Haskell House, 1966.

Frayn, Michael. Plays: One. London: Methuen, 1985.

Friedberg, Emil Albert, and Aemilius Ludwig Richter, eds. Corpus Iuris Canonica. Leipzig, 1879.

Galloway, Andrew. “The Literature of 1388 and the Politics of Pity in Gower’s Confessio Amantis.” In The Letter of the Law: Legal Practice and Literary Production in Medieval England. Ed. Emily Steiner and Candace Barrington. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2002. Pp. 67–104.

———. “Gower’s Quarrel with Chaucer, and the Origins of Bourgeois Didacticism in Fourteenth-Century London Poetry.” In Calliope’s Classroom: Studies in Didactic Poetry from Antiquity to the Renaissance. Ed. Annette Harder, Alasdair MacDonald, and Gerrit J. Reinink. Paris: Peeters, 2007. Pp. 245–67.

———. “Middle English as a Foreign Language, to ‘Us’ and ‘Them’ (Gower, Langland, and the Author of The Life of St. Margaret ).” Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching 14 (2007), 90–102.

Ganim, John M. Chaucerian Theatricality. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1990.

Gaylord, Alan T. “‘After the Forme of My Writynge’: Gower’s Bookish Prosody.” Mediaevalia 16 (1993 [for 1990]), 257–88.

Gesta Romanorum. Ed. Sidney J. H. Herrtage. EETS e.s. 33. London: N. Trübner & Co., 1879. Rpt. London: Oxford University Press, 1962.

The ‘Gest Hystoriale’ of the Destruction of Troy. Ed. G. A. Panton and D. Donaldson. EETS o.s. 39, 56. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1869, 1874. Rpt. 1968.

[Giles of Rome.] The Governance of Kings and Princes: John Trevisa’s Middle English Translation of the De Regimine Principum of Aegidius Romanus. Ed. David C. Fowler, Charles F. Briggs, and Paul G. Remley. New York: Garland Publishing, 1997.

Gilroy, Clinton G. The History of Silk, Cotton, Linen, Wool, and Other Fibrous Substances. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1845.

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Godfrey of Viterbo. Pantheon, sive, Uniuersitatis libri: qui chronici appellantur, XX, omnes omnium seculorum & gentium, tam sacras quam prophanas historias complectentes. Basil: Iacobi Parci, 1559.

———. Pantheon. In Bibliotheca Germanica sive Notitia scriptorum rerum germanicarum qvatuor partibus absoluta. Compiled by Michael Hertz. Erfurt: B. Hempells, 1679.

Goldberg, P. J. P. Women, Work and Life Cycle in a Medieval Economy: Women in York and Yorkshire, c. 1300–1520. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992.

Governance of Kings and Princes. See Giles of Rome.

Gower, John. The Complete Works of John Gower. Ed. G. C. Macaulay. 4 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1899–1902. [Vol. 1: The French Works; vols. 2–3: The English Works; vol. 4: The Latin Works.]

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

———. Mirour de l’Omme (The Mirror of Mankind). Trans. William Burton Wilson. Rev. Nancy Wilson Van Baak. East Lansing, MI: Colleagues Press, 1992.

———. Confessio Amantis. Ed. Russell A. Peck, with Latin translations by Andrew Galloway. 3 vols. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 2000–06.

———. The Minor Latin Works. Ed. and trans. R. F. Yeager, with In Praise of Peace, ed. Michael Livingston. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 2005.

———. The French Balades. Ed. and trans. R. F. Yeager. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 2011.

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———. Historia Destructionis Troiae. Trans. Mary Elizabeth Meek. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1974.

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Lomperis, Linda. “Unruly Bodies and Ruling Practices: Chaucer’s Physician’s Tale as a Socially Symbolic Act.” In Feminist Approaches to the Body in Medieval Literature. Ed. Linda Lomperis and Sarah Stanbury. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1993. Pp. 21–37. [Useful in dealing with daughters’ rights over their own bodies in such tales as Virginia and Virginius or Canace and Machaire.]

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———. Lydgate’s Troy Book. A. D. 1412–20. Ed. Henry Bergen. EETS e.s. 97, 103, 106, and 126. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1906–35.

———. The Minor Poems of John Lydgate. Ed. Henry Noble MacCracken. Vol. 2. EETS o.s. 192. London: Oxford University Press, 1961.

Lynch, Kathryn L. The High Medieval Dream Vision: Poetry, Philosophy, and Literary Form. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1988.

Machaut. See Guillaume de Machaut.

Mainzer, C. “John Gower’s Use of the ‘Mediaeval Ovid’ in the Confessio Amantis.” Medium Ævum 41 (1972), 215–29.

———. “Albertano of Brescia’s Liber Consolationis et Consilii as a Source-Book of Gower’s Confessio Amantis.” Medium Ævum 47 (1978), 88–90.

Mast, Isabelle. “Rape in John Gower’s Confessio Amantis and Other Related Works.” In Young Medieval Women. Ed. Katherine J. Lewis, Noël James Menuge, and Kim M. Phillips. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999. Pp. 103–32.

Meecham-Jones, Simon. “Prologue: The Poet as Subject: Literary Self-consciousness in Gower’s Confessio Amantis.” In Betraying Our Selves: Forms of Self-Representation in Early Modern English Texts. Ed. Henk Dragstra, Sheila Ottway, and Helen Wilcox. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2000. Pp. 14–30.

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Minnis, A. J., ed. Gower’s Confessio Amantis: Responses and Reassessments. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1983. [Minnis’ own essay, “‘Moral Gower’ and Medieval Literary Theory,” appears on pp. 50–78.]

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Nicholson, Peter. An Annotated Index to the Commentary on Gower’s Confessio Amantis. Binghamton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1989.

———. “The Man of Law’s Tale: What Chaucer Really Owed to Gower.” Chaucer Review 26 (1991), 153–73.

Nolan, Maura. “Lydgate’s Literary History: Chaucer, Gower, and Canacee.” Studies in the Age of Chaucer 27 (2005), 59–92.

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Olsson, Kurt. “Aspects of Gentilesse in John Gower’s Confessio Amantis, Books III–V.” In Yeager, John Gower: Recent Readings. Pp. 225–73.

———. “Natural Law and John Gower’s Confessio Amantis.” Medievalia et Humanistica n.s. 11 (1982), 229–61. Later reprinted in Gower’s Confessio Amantis: A Critical Anthology. Ed. Peter Nicholson. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1991. Pp. 181–213.

———. John Gower and the Structures of Conversion: A Reading of the Confessio Amantis. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1992. ———. “Love, Intimacy, and Gower.” Chaucer Review 30 (1995), 71–100.

Ovid. Metamorphoses. Trans. Frank Justus Miller. Rev. G. P. Goold. Loeb Classical Library. In Ovid, vols. 3 and 4. Loeb Classical Library 42–43. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1984.

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Pearsall, Derek. “Gower’s Narrative Art.” PMLA 81.2 (1966), 475–84.

———. Gower and Lydgate. Ed. Geoffrey Bullough. Harlow: Longmans, Green & Co., 1969.

Peck, Russell A. “The Ideas of ‘Entente’ and Translation in Chaucer’s Second Nun’s Tale.” Annuale Mediaevale 9 (1967), 17–37.

———. “Sovereignty and the Two Worlds of the Franklin’s Tale,” Chaucer Review 1 (1967), 253–71.

———. Kingship and Common Profit in Gower’s Confessio Amantis. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1978.

———.“St. Paul and the Canterbury Tales.” Mediaevalia 7 (1981), 91–131.

———. “The Problematics of Irony in Gower’s Confessio Amantis.” Mediaevalia 15 (1993 [for 1989]), 207–29.

———. “The Phenomenology of Make Believe in Gower’s Confessio Amantis.” Studies in Philology 90.3 (1994), 250–70.

———. “The Politics and Psychology of Governance in Gower: Ideas of Kingship and Real Kings.” In Echard, Companion to Gower. Pp. 215–38.

———. “John Gower: Reader, Editor, and Geometrician ‘for Engelondes sake.’” In Urban, John Gower. Pp. 11–37. Pfister, Friedrich. “Auf den Spuren Alexanders des Grossen in der älteren englischen Literatur.” Germanisch-Romanische Monatsschrift 16 (1928), 81–86.

Polychronicon Ranulphi Higden. See Higden, Ranulf.

Porcher, Jean. French Miniatures from Illuminated Manuscripts. London: Collins, 1960.

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