Aspects of love in John Gower"s Confessio amantis by Ellen Shaw Bakalian

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  • Gower, John, 1325?-1408.,
  • Tales, Medieval -- History and criticism.,
  • Love in literature.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

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Statementby Ellen Shaw Bakalian.
SeriesStudies in medieval history and culture ;, v. 25
LC ClassificationsPR1984.C63 B34 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3677103M
ISBN 10041596976X
LC Control Number2003015930

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An independent medieval scholar who holds a doctorate in English and American Literature from New York University, Ellen S. Bakalian also has one foot firmly planted in the world of journalism. Her articles have appeared in The New Yorker and Ladies Home also writes for the A&E's literary website, creating teaching guides for their adaptations of literary classics.

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in book IV’s discussion of sloth and the various sins of idleness in love, Genius turns to the need for young men to remain active lest they lose the love of their ladies. It is, on the face of things. (8) Jeremy Griffiths, 'Confessio Amantis: The Poem and its Pictures', in Gower's Confessio Amantis: Responses and Reassessments, ed.

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In England, this kind of writing was actually known before Chaucers time (e.g. John Gowers Confessio Amantis The Lovers Confession). The Canterbury Tales Structure of the Work Chaucers Canterbury Tales appeared quite naturally, as to tell stories or to go on pilgrimages was in the air of the time.

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Throughout the tales in the "Confessio Amantis", John Gower proposes that reciprocal love is the remedy to what ails man and society. This book explores how Gower uses the aspects of love in the "Confessio" - the notions of kind, or passionate love, and reason in the sphere of love.

Über den Autor und weitere MitwirkendeFormat: Gebundenes Buch. Hong translates an excerpt of the Confessio Amantis, the confession on idleness and the Tale of Rosiphelee in Book 4, lines As the confessional pattern goes, Gower’s Confessor first explains the new concept of idleness in love as being in love’s service while in search of love.

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