Confessio Amantis



  • Macaulay, G.C., ed (1901). The Works of John Gower. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • Peck, Russell A., ed (2000, 2003, 2005). Confessio Amantis. Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications.


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  • Coffman, George R. (1945). 'John Gower in His Most Significant Role', in Elizabethan Studies in Honor of George F. Reynolds, pp. 52–61. University Press of Colorado.
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  • Jonson, Ben (1640). Timber: or, Discoveries made vpon Men and Matter. E-text from University of Toronto.
  • Lewis, C.S. (1936). The Allegory of Love: a study in medieval tradition. Oxford University Press.
  • Macaulay, G.C. (1908). 'The Confessio Amantis‍ '​, in Ward, A.W., and Waller, A.R., eds. The Cambridge History of English Literature, vol. II The End of the Middle Ages, pp. 166–176. Cambridge University Press.
  • Pearsall, Derek (1966). 'Gower's Narrative Art', in PMLA 81, pp. 475–484.
  • Pickles, J.D. & J.L. Dawson, A Concordance to John Gower's 'Confessio Amantis'. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 1987.
  • Puttenham, George (1589). The Arte of English Poesie. E-text from University of Virginia.
  • Watt, Diane (2003). Amoral Gower: Language, Sex, and Politics. University of Minnesota Press.
  • Wedel, Theodore Otto (1920). Medieval Attitude Toward Astrology, Particularly in England

Editions of other texts

  • Benson, Larry D. et al. eds (1987). The Riverside Chaucer. Oxford University Press.
  • Furnivall, F. J. ed. (1868). Caxton's Book of Curtesye, EETS E.S. 3. Oxford University Press.

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