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John Gower

Biographie

Né vers 1330 — Mort en octobre 1408

Poète anglais

Bibliographie

Répertoires bibliographiques
  • Bossuat, Robert, Manuel bibliographique de la littérature française du Moyen Âge, Melun, Librairie d'Argences (Bibliothèque elzévirienne. Nouvelle série. Études et documents), 1951, xxxiv + 638 p. (ici p. 420, nos 4388-4395)
    Dictionnaires: DEAF Boss
  • Bossuat, Robert, Manuel bibliographique de la littérature française du Moyen Âge. Supplément (1949-1953), avec le concours de Jacques Monfrin, Paris, Librairie d'Argences (Bibliothèque elzévirienne. Nouvelle série: Études et documents), 1955, 150 p. (ici p. 410, no 2033)
  • Långfors, Arthur, Les incipit des poèmes français antérieurs au XVIe siècle. Répertoire bibliographique établi à l'aide de notes de M. Paul Meyer, Paris, Champion, 1917, vii + 444 p. (ici p. 139) [IA]
    Dictionnaires: DEAF LångforsInc
    Comptes rendus: Henri Omont, dans Bibliothèque de l'École des chartes, 78, 1917, p. 372-373. [Gall] [Pers] — C. Brunel, dans Journal des savants, 1919, p. 47. [Pers] [IA] — George L. Hamilton, dans Modern Language Notes, 34:6, 1919, p. 357-361. [Jstor] [GB] [IA] DOI: 10.2307/2915428 — L. Herbert Alexander, dans The Romanic Review, 11, 1920, p. 92-93. [GB] [Gall] [IA] [HT] — L. Foulet, dans Romania, 46, 1920, p. 458-459. [Pers] [GB] [Gall] [IA] [HT]
    Réimpression:
    • New York, Burt Franklin (Bibliography and Reference Series, 380. Essays in Literature and Criticism, 100), 1970
  • Yeager, R. F., « A bibliography of John Gower materials through 1975 », Mediaevalia, 3, 1977, p. 261-306.
  • Vielliard, Françoise, et Jacques Monfrin, Manuel bibliographique de la littérature française du Moyen Âge de Robert Bossuat. Troisième supplément (1960-1980), Paris, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, t. 1, 1986, p. 22, no 157; t. 2, 1991, p. 519, nos 5220 et 5225; p. 521, no 5244; p. 735, no 6810; p. 751, nos 6948-6949; p. 854, nos 7775-7780.
  • Allen, Mark, éd., Gower Bibliography, John Gower Society and The University of Texas at San Antonio Library, depuis 2007. [www]
    Bibliographie très riche et régulièrement mise à jour.
Recueils
  • John Gower's Minnesang und Ehezuchtbüchlein, LXXII anglonormannische Balladen aus Anlass der Vermählung seines lieben Freundes und Collegen Wilhelm Vietor, neu herausgegeben von Edmund Stengel, Marburg, Elwert (Ausgaben und Abhandlungen aus dem Gebiete der romanischen Philologie, 64), 1886, iv + 28 p. [GB] [IA]
  • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
  • The English Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts, with introduction, notes, and glossary by G. C. Macaulay, London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner and Co. for the Early English Text Society (Early English Texts, 81-82), 1900-1901, clxxv + 519 + [vi] + 655 p. [GB: t. 1, t. 2]
  • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
Généralités
Voir également sous Répertoires bibliographiques ci-dessus.
  • Bennett, J. A. W., « Caxton and Gower », The Modern Language Review, 45, 1950, p. 215-216.
  • Butterfield, Ardis, « French culture and the Richardian court », Essays on Ricardian Literature in Honour of J. A. Burrow, éd. A. J. Minnis, Charlotte C. Morse et Thorlac Turville-Petre, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1997, p. 82-120.
  • Butterfield, Ardis, « Articulating the author: Gower and the French vernacular codex », The Yearbook of English Studies, 33, 2003, p. 90-92.
  • Callan, Norman, « "Thyn owne book": a note on Chaucer, Gower and Ovid », Review of English Studies, 22, 1946, p. 269-281.
  • 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, p. 293-317.
  • Carlson, David R., « Gower's Agonistes and Chaucer on Ovid (and Virgil) », The Modern Language Review, 109:4, 2014, p. 931-952. [Jstor] DOI: 10.5699/modelangrevi.109.4.0931
  • Coffman, George R., « John Gower, mentor for royalty: Richard II », Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, 69, 1954, p. 953-964.
  • Davis, Isabel, Writing Masculinity in the Later Middle Ages, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature, 62), 2007, xiii + 222 p.
  • Dubois, Marie-Marguerite, « John Gower », Dictionnaire des lettres françaises: le Moyen Âge, éd. Geneviève Hasenohr et Michel Zink, Paris, Fayard, 1992, p. 868.
    Réimpr.: Paris, Fayard (La Pochothèque), 1994.
  • Dutton, Elisabeth, John Hines et R.F. Yeager, éd., John Gower, Trilingual Poet: Language, Translation, and Tradition, Woodbridge et Rochester, Brewer (Westfield Medieval Studies, 3), 2010, xii + 357 p.
    Compte rendu: T. Matthew N. McCabe, dans The Medieval Review, 11.09.03. [www]
  • Echard, Siân, éd., A Companion to Gower, Cambridge, Brewer, 2004, 286 p.
  • Fisher, John H., John Gower: Moral Philosopher and Friend of Chaucer, London, Methuen, 1965, 378 p.
  • Fowler, R. Elfreda, Une source française des poèmes de Gower, Mâcon, Protat Frères, 1905, [xiii] + 202 p. [GB] [IA]
    Compte rendu: Antoine Thomas, dans Romania, 34, 1905, p. 632-633. [Pers] [GB] [Gall] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2] [HT]
  • Fox, George G., The Mediaeval Sciences in the Works of John Gower, Princeton, Princeton University Press (Princeton Studies in English, 6), 1931, 164 p. — Réimpr.: New York, Haskell House, 1966.
  • Giancarlo, Matthew, Parliament and Literature in Late Medieval England, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature, 64), 2007, xii + 289 p.
  • Harbert, Bruce, « The myth of Tereus in Ovid and Gower », Medium Ævum, 41, 1972, p. 208-214.
  • Harbert, Bruce, « Lessons from the great clerk: Ovid and John Gower », Ovid Renewed: Ovidian Influences on Literature and Art from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century, éd. Charles Martindale, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1988, p. 83-97.
  • Johnson, Eleanor, Practicing Literary Theory in the Middle Ages: Ethics and the Mixed Form in Chaucer, Gower, Usk, and Hoccleve, Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2013, ix + 254 p.
  • Kelly, Douglas, Medieval Imagination: Rhetoric and the Poetry of Courtly Love, Madison et London, University of Wisconsin Press, 1978, xvi + 330 p.
    Comptes rendus: A. R. Press, dans French Studies, 33, 1979, p. 432-433. — B. Sargent-Baur, dans Romance Philology, 34, 1981, p. 219-222.
    Réimpression:
    • 1981
  • Kendall, Elliot, Lordship and Literature: John Gower and the Politics of the Great Household, Oxford, Clarendon Press (Oxford English Monographs), 2008, xii + 301 p.
  • Kuczynski, Michael D., « Gower's metaethics », John Gower: Recent Readings, éd. R. F. Yeager, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications, 1989, p. 189-207.
  • Legge, M. Dominica, Anglo-Norman Literature and its Background, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1963, x + 389 p.
    Compte rendu: Ruth J. Dean, dans Speculum, 40:1, 1965, p. 148-151. [Jstor] DOI: 10.2307/2856487
  • Legge, M. Dominica, « The rise and fall of Anglo-Norman literature », Mosaic, 8:4, 1975, p. 1-6.
  • Masayoshi, Itō, « 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, 46, 1969, p. 29-44.
  • Masayoshi, Itō, John Gower, the Medieval Poet, Tokyo, Shinozaki Shorin, 1976, xiv + 309 p.
  • Meyer, Karl, John Gower's Beziehungen zu Chaucer und König Richard II, Bonn, Georgi, 1889, 75 p.
  • Minnis, Alastair J., « John Gower, sapiens in ethics and politics », Medium Ævum, 49, 1980, p. 207-229.
  • Mitchell, J. Allan, Ethics and Exemplary Narrative in Chaucer and Gower, Cambridge, Brewer, 2004.
  • Mühlethaler, Jean-Claude, « Charles d'Orléans, lecteur de John Gower? À la recherche de l'intertexte évanescent », Méthode!, 18, 2010, p. 41-48.
  • Sáez Hidalgo, Ana, et R. F. Yeager, éd., John Gower in England and Iberia: Manuscripts, Influences, Reception, Woodbridge, Boydell and Brewer (Publications of the John Gower Society, 10), 2014, x + 335 p.
  • Salisbury, Eve, « Violence and the sacred city: London, Gower, and the rising of 1381 », "A Great Effusion of Blood"? Interpreting Medieval Violence, éd. Mark D. Meyerson et al., Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2004, p. 79-97.
  • Spies, H., « Stand der Gowerforschung », Vortrag in der neuphilologische Sektion der 45. Versammlung deutscher Philologen, Zeitschrift für das Gymnasialwesen, 1900, p. 304-305.
  • Strubel, Armand, "Grant senefiance a". Allégorie et littérature au Moyen Âge, Paris, Champion (Moyen Âge. Outils de synthèse, 2), 2002, 464 p.
    Compte rendu: Bernard Ribémont, dans Cahiers de recherches médiévales, Comptes rendus, 2002. [Rev]
    Réimpression:
    • 2009
  • Tanneberger, A., « Sprachliche Untersuchungen der französischen Werke John Gowers », Zeitschrift für französische Sprache und Litteratur, 36, 1910, p. 1-70. [DZ] [Jstor] [IA] [HT]
  • Thiolier-Méjean, Suzanne, « L'alchimiste dans la littérature médiévale vernaculaire: étude de quelques cas », Alchimies Orient - Occident, éd. Claire Kappler et Suzanne Thiolier-Méjean, Paris, L'Harmattan (Kubaba. Actes), 2006, p. 89-126.
  • Urban, Malte, éd., John Gower: Manuscripts, Readers, Contexts, Turnhout, Brepols (Disputatio), 2009, xii + 242 p.
    Compte rendu: Kim Zarins, dans The Medieval Review, 11.05.05. [www]
  • Vising, Johan, ??, Jahresbericht, 6:1, ??, p. 358; 7:2, ??, p. 195
  • Walz, Gotthard, Das Sprichwort bei Gower mit besonderem Hinweis auf Quellen und Parallelen, Nördlingen, Beck, 1907, xvi + 84 p. [GB] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
  • Weber, Edwart, John Gower: Dichter einer ethisch-politischen Reformation, Bad Homburg, [chez l'auteur], 1965, 171 p.
  • Weber, Edwart, John Gower: zur literarischen Form seiner Dichtung, Bad Homburg, [chez l'auteur], 1966, 77 p.
  • Weber, Edwart, John Gower und G. B. Shaw: Antipoden einer abendländischen Entwicklung, Bad Homburg, [chez l'auteur], 1968, 78 p.
  • Wetherbee, Winthrop, « Latin structure and vernacular space: Gower, Chaucer, and the Boethian tradition », Chaucer and Gower: Difference, Mutuality, Exchange, éd. R. F. Yeager, Victoria, University of Victoria, 1991, p. 7-35.
  • Wickert, Maria, Studien zu John Gower, Köln, Kölner Universitäts-Verlag, 1953, 204 p.
    Traductions:
    • Wickert, Maria, Studies in John Gower, translated by Robert J. Meindl, Washington, University Press of America, 1981, xiv + 249 p.
    • Wickert, Maria, Studies in John Gower, translated from the German by Robert J. Meindl, Tempe, Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 486), 2016, xv + 196 p.
  • Woolf, R., « Moral Chaucer and kindly Gower », J. R. R. Tolkien, Scholar and Storyteller. Essays in Memoriam, éd. Mary Salu et Robert T. Farrell, Ithaca et London, Cornell University Press, 1979, p. 221-245.
  • Yeager, R. F., « Pax poetica: on the pacifism of Chaucer and Gower », Studies in the Age of Chaucer, 9, 1987, p. 87-121.
  • Yeager, R. F., éd., John Gower, Recent Readings: Papers Presented at the Meetings of the John Gower Society at the International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, 1983-1988, Kalamazoo, Western Michigan University (Studies in Medieval Culture, 26), 1989, xv + 366 p.
  • Yeager, R. F., John Gower's Poetic: The Search for a New Arion, Woodbridge, Brewer (Publications of the John Gower Society, 2), 1990, 289 p.
  1. Mirour de l'omme

    Titre:Mirour de l'omme (ms., inc.); Le miroir de l'homme
    Date:Entre 1375 et 1379
    Langue:Français
    Genre: 
    Forme:Prose (table des matières) et douzains de vers octosyllabiques rimant aabaabbbabba (29945 vers)
    Contenu: 
    Incipit:[Table des chapitres]
    Cy aprés comence le livre françois q'est apellé Mirour de l'omme, lequel se divide en X parties, c'est assavoir...
    [Texte]
    Escoulte cea, chascun amant,
    qui tant per estes desirant
    du pecché, dont l'amour est fals:
    lessetz la Miere ove tout s'enfant...
    Explicit:... Vierge des vierges renommee,
    de toy le fils Dieu deigna nestre;
    o temple de la deité,
    essample auci de chastité
    [la fin manque]
    Manuscrit
    1. Cambridge, University Library, Additional, 3035 [⇛ Description]
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 1, p. 1-334) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • Selections from John Gower, with an Introduction, Notes and Glossary, by J. A. W. Bennett, Oxford, Clarendon Press (Clarendon Medieval and Tudor Series), 1968.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Burton Wilson, William, A Translation of John Gower's "Mirour de l'omme", Ph. D. dissertation, University of Miami, Coral Gables, 1970, xxix + 747 p. [PQ]
    Études
    • Jubinal, A., Lettre à M. le Comte de Salvandy sur quelques-uns des manuscrits de la Bibliothèque royale de La Haye, Paris, Didron, 1846, 264 p. (ici p. 23-24 et 77-90) [GB] [IA]
      Compte rendu: [Baron Frédéric de Reiffenberg], dans Bulletin du bibliophile belge, 3, 1846, p. 271-273. [GB] (Réimpr. dans Compte-rendu des séances de la Commission royale d'histoire, ou recueil de ses bulletins, 12, 1847, p. 110-112. [GB])
    • Yeager, R. F., « Gower's French audience: the Mirour de l'Omme », Chaucer Review, 4:2, 2006, p. 111-137.
  2. Vox clamantis

    Titre: 
    Date:Peu après 1381
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme: 
    Contenu: 
    Incipit: 
    Explicit: 
    Manuscrits
    1. Dublin, Trinity College Library, D. 4. 6 (T)
    2. Glasgow, University Library, Hunter, T. 2. 17, f. 1-108r (G)
    3. Hatfield, Hatfield House, Cecil Papers, 300 (H2)
    4. Lincoln, Cathedral Library, A. 72 (L2)
    5. London, British Library, Cotton, Tiberius A. IV, f. 2r-152v (C)
    6. London, British Library, Cotton, Titus A. XIII, f. 105r-137r (C2)
    7. London, British Library, Harley, 6291 (H)
    8. Oxford, All Souls College, Codrington Library, 98, f. 2r-116r (S)
    9. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Digby, 138 (D)
    10. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Laud, 719 (L)
    11. San Marino (USA), Huntington Library, HM 150, f. 4r-183v (E)
      Ms. dit Ecton, qui appartenait à la famille Sotheby.
    Éditions modernes
    • Vox Clamantis, éd. H. O. Coxe, Roxburghe Club, 1850.
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 3-313) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    Traductions modernes
    • en français:
    Études
    • Beichner, Paul E., « Gower's use of Aurora in Vox clamantis », Speculum, 30, 1955, p. 582-595.
    • Carlson, David R., « Gower's beast allegories in the Visio Anglie », Philological Quarterly, 87, 2008, p. 257-275.
    • Carlson, David R., « A fourteenth-century Anglo-Latin Ovidian: the liber exulis in John Gower's 1381 Visio Anglie (Vox clamantis I. 1359-1592) », Classica et Mediaevalia, 61, 2010, p. 293-335.
    • Kobayashi, Yoshiko, « The voice of an exile: from Ovidian lament to prophecy in book I of John Gower's Vox clamantis », Through a Classical Eye: Transcultural and Transhistorical Visions in Medieval English, Italian, and Latin Literature in Honour of Winthrop Wetherbee, éd. Andrew Galloway et R. F. Yeager, Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2009, p. 339-362.
    • Nolan, Maura, « The poetics of catastrophe: Ovidian allusion in Gower's Vox clamantis », Medieval Latin and Middle English Literature: Essays in Honour of Jill Mann, éd. Christopher Cannon et Maura Nolan, Cambridge, Brewer, 2011, p. 113-133.
    • Raymo, Robert R., « Gower's Vox clamantis and the Speculum stultorum », Modern Language Notes, 70:5, 1955, p. 315-320. [Jstor] DOI: 10.2307/3039667
    • Salisbury, Eve, « Violence and the sacrificial poet: Gower, the Vox, and the critics », On John Gower: Essays at the Millenium, éd. Robert F. Yeager, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications, 2007, p. 124-143.
    • Van Dijk, Conrad, « Simon Sudbury and Helenus in John Gower's Vox clamantis », Medium Ævum, 77, 2008, p. 313-318.
  3. Confessio amantis

    Titre: 
    Date:1386
    Dédicataires:Première Rédaction: Richard II, roi d'Angleterre (1367–1400); seconde Rédaction: Henri IV, roi d'Angleterre (1366–1413)
    Langue:Anglais avec quelques passages en latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:Environ 33500 vers
    Contenu: 
    Incipit: Prologus
    Torpor, ebes sensus, scola parua labor minimusque
    causant quo minimus ipse minora canam:
    qua tamen Engisti lingua canit Insula Bruti
    Anglica Carmente metra iuuante loquar.
    Ossibus ergo carens que conterit ossa loquelis
    Absit, et interpres stet procul oro malus.
    Of hem that writen ous tofore
    the bokes duelle, and we therfore
    ben tawht of that was write tho:
    forthi good is that we also...
    Explicit:... forthwith the remenant of grace;

    so that above in thilke place
    wher resteth love and alle pes,
    oure joie mai ben endeles.
    Explicit iste liber, qui transeat, obsecro liber,
    ut sine liuore vigeat lectoris in ore.
    Qui sedet in scannis celi det vt ista lohannis
    perpetuis annis stet pagina grata Britannis,
    Derbeie Comiti, recolunt quem laude periti,
    vade liber purus, sub eo requiesce futurus.
    Traductions:Traduction portugaise (perdue) par Robert Payn
    Version espagnole par Juan de Cuenca de la traduction portugaise
    Manuscrits Éditions anciennes
    1. Confessio amantis, that is to saye in englysshe the confessyon of the lover
      Westminster, William Caxton, 2 septembre 14[8]3
      ARLIMA: EA1520   GW: 10976   ISTC: ig00329000   USTC: 500085   ESTC: S106556
    2. De confessione amantis
      London, Thomas Berthelet, 1532
      ARLIMA: EA1521   USTC: 502459   ESTC: S106702
    3. De confessione amantis
      London, Thomas Berthelet, 1554
      ARLIMA: EA1522   USTC: 505036   ESTC: S120946
    Éditions modernes
    • Confessio Amantis of John Gower, Edited and Collated With the Best Manuscripts by Dr. Reinhold Pauli, London, Bell and Daldy, 1857, 3 t., xlvii + 372, 396, 408 p. [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3]
    • Tales of the Seven Deadly Sins Being the Confessio Amantis of John Gower, Edited by Henry Morley, London, Routledge, 1889, 446 p. [IA]
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 2-3) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • Gower, Selections from the "Confessio Amantis", edited by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1903, li + 251 p. [IA]
    • John Gower, Confessio amantis, edited by Russell A. Peck, Toronto, University of Toronto Press (Medieval Academy Reprints for Teaching), 1980, 525 p. — Réimpr.: 1997.
    • John Gower, Confessio Amantis, edited by Russell A. Peck with Latin translations by Andrew Galloway, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications, 2000-2004, 3 t. — 2e éd., 2006 et 2013 (t. 1 et 2).
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • The Latin Verses in the "Confessio Amantis": An Annotated Translation by Siân Echard, and Claire Fanger, with an Introduction by A. G. Rigg, East Lansing, Colleagues Press, 1991.
    Études
    Voir également sous Répertoires bibliographiques ci-dessus.
    • Baker, Denise N., « The priesthood of Genius: a study of the medieval tradition », Speculum, 51:2, 1976, p. 277-291. [Jstor] DOI: 10.2307/2854264
    • Bennett, J. A. W., « Caxton and Gower », The Modern Language Review, 45:2, 1950, p. 215-216. [Jstor] DOI: 10.2307/3719437
    • Blake, N. F., « Caxton's copytext of Gower's Confessio amantis », Anglia, 85, 1967, p. 282-293. [DZ] DOI: 10.1515/angl.1967.1967.85.282
    • Bratcher, James A., « Gower and Child, no. 45, "King John and the Bishop" », Notes and Queries, n. s., 48:1, 2001, p. 14-15. [OJ]
    • Brumble, H. David, III, Genius and Other Related Allegorical Figures in the "De planctu naturae", the "Roman de la Rose", the "Confessio amantis", and the "Faerie Queene", Ph. D. dissertation, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1970, [iv] + 134 p. [PQ]
    • Burke, Linda Barney, « Women in John Gower's Confessio amantis », Mediaevalia, 3, 1977, p. 238-259.
    • Burrow, J. A., « The portrayal of Amans in Confessio Amantis », Gower's Confessio Amantis: Responses and Reassessments, éd. Alastair J. Minnis, Cambridge, Brewer, 1983, p. 5-24.
    • Butterfield, Ardis, « Confessio Amantis and the French », A Companion to Gower, Siân Echard, Cambridge, Brewer, 2004, p. 165-180.
    • Cangemi, Valérie, « Les enchanteurs d'Ici et d'Ailleurs: Morgane et Nectanabo », Byzance et l'Occident: rencontre de l’Est et de l’Ouest, éd. Emese Egedi-Kovács, Budapest, Collège Eötvös József ELTE, 2013, p. 47-57. [IA]
    • Chandler, Katherine R., « Memory and unity in Gower's Confessio amantis », Philological Quarterly, 71, 1992, p. 15-30.
    • Davis, Isabel, « John Gower's fear of flying: transitional masculinities in the Confessio Amantis », Rites of Passage: Cultures of Transition in the Fourteenth Century, éd. Nicola F. McDonald et W. M. Ormrod, Woodbridge, York Medieval Press, 2004, p. 131-152.
      Comptes rendus: Leo Carruthers, dans Le Moyen Âge, 111:2, 2005, p. 357-358. DOI: 10.3917/rma.112.0355 — Corey Rushton, dans Medium Ævum, 74:2, 2005, p. 368. [Jstor] DOI: 10.2307/43632758 — Charlotte Stanford, dans The Medieval Review, 06.06.07. [www]
    • Donavin, Georgiana, Incest Narratives and the Structure of Gower's Confessio amantis, [Victoria], English Literary Studies (ELS Monograph Series, 56), 1993, 103 p.
    • Economou, George D., « The character Genius in Alan of Lille, Jean de Meun and John Gower », The Chaucer Review, 4, 1970, p. 203-210.
    • Edwards, A. S. G., « Gower's women in the Confessio », Mediaevalia, 16, 1990, p. 223-237.
    • Edwards, A. S. G., « Selection and subversion in Gower's Confessio amantis », Revisioning Gower, éd. R. F Yeager Asheville, 1998, p. 257-268.
    • Elias, Natanela, The Gnostic Paradigm: Forms of Knowing in English Literature of the Late Middle Ages, New York, Palgrave Macmillan (The New Middle Ages), 2015, [xv] + 191 p.
    • Emmerson, Richard K., « Reading Gower in a manuscript culture: Latin and English in illustrated manuscripts of the Confessio amantis », Studies in the Age of Chaucer, 21, 1999, p. 143-186.
    • Feimer, Joel Nicholas, The Figure of Medea in Medieval Literature: A Thematic Metamorphosis, Ph. D. dissertation, City University of New York, 1983, vi + 332 p. [PQ]
    • Gallacher, Patrick J., Love, the Word, and Mercury: A Reading of John Gower's "Confessio Amantis", Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press, 1975, xi + 196 p.
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    • Grinnell, Natalie, Reflecting Pools: The Thematic Construction of Gender in Medieval Romance, Ph. D. dissertation, University of New York at Buffalo, 1997, v + 232 p. [PQ]
    • Harris, Kate, « John Gower's Confessio amantis: the virtues of bad texts », Manuscripts and Readers in Fifteenth-Century England: The Literary Implications of Manuscript Study, éd. Derek Pearsall, Cambridge, 1983, p. 27-40.
    • Hiscoe, David W., « The Ovidian comic strategy of Gower's Confessio amantis », Philological Quarterly, 64, 1985, p. 367-385.
    • Hiscoe, David W., « Heavenly sign and comic design in Gower's Confessio amantis », Sign, Sentence, Discourse: Language in Medieval Thought and Literature, éd. Julian N. Wasserman et Lois Roney, Syracuse, Syracuse University Press, 1989, p. 228-244.
    • Lindeboom, B. W., Venus' Owne Clerk: Chaucer's Debt to the "Confessio Amantis", Amsterdam et New York, Rodopi (Costerus, 167), 2007, 477 p.
    • Lindeboom, Wim, « Rethinking the recensions of the Confessio amantis », Viator, 40, 2009, p. 3-9.
    • Machan, T. W., « Thomas Berthelette and Gower's Confessio », Studies in the Age of Chaucer, 18, 1996, p. 151.
    • Minnis, A. J., éd., Gower's Confessio amantis: Responses and Reassessments, Woodbridge, Brewer, 1983, 202 p.
    • Nicholson, Peter, Love and Ethics in Gower's "Confessio Amantis", Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, 1984.
    • Nicholson, Peter, éd., Gower's "Confessio amantis": A Critical Anthology, Cambridge, Brewer (Publications of the John Gower Society, 3), 1991, 216 p.
    • O'Callaghan, Tamara Faith, Love Imagery in Benoit de Sainte-Maure's "Roman de Troie", John Gower's "Confession Amantis", and Geoffrey Chaucer's "Troilus and Criseyde", Ph. D. dissertation, University of Toronto, 1995, 224 p. [PQ]
    • Olsson, Kurt, « Natural law and John Gower's Confessio amantis », Medievalia et Humanistica, n. s., 11, 1982, p. 229-261. — Réimpr. dans Gower's "Confessio amantis": A Critical Anthology, éd. Peter Nicholson, Cambridge, Brewer (Publications of the John Gower Society, 3), 1991, p. 181-213.
    • Passmore, S. Elizabeth, et Susan Carter, éd., The English "Loathly Lady" Tales: Boundaries, Traditions, Motifs, Kalamazoo, Western Michigan University (Studies in Medieval Culture, 48), 2007, xix + 272 p.
    • Pearsall, Derek, « Gower's Latin in the Confessio amantis », Latin and Vernacular: Studies in Late-Medieval Texts and Manuscripts, éd. A. J. Minnis, Cambridge, 1989, p. 13-25.
    • Peck, Russell A., Kingship and Common Profit in Gower's "Confessio amantis", Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press (Literary Structures), 1978, xxv + 204 p.
    • Peck, Russell A., « John Gower and the Book of Daniel », John Gower, Recent Readings: Papers Presented at the Meetings of the John Gower Society at the International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, 1983-1988, éd. R. F. Yeager, Kalamazoo, Western Michigan University (Studies in Medieval Culture, 26), 1989, p. 159-187.
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  4. Cronica tripertita

    Titre: 
    Date:1387
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:Prose et 1055 vers
    Contenu: 
    Incipit:Ista tripertita, sequitur que, mente perita
    cronica seruetur; nam pars que prima videtur
    est opus humanum, pars illa secunda prophanum
    est opus inferni, pars tercia iure superni...
    Explicit:...est qui peccator, non esse potest dominator;
    Ricardo teste, finis probat hoc manifeste:
    post sua demerita periit sua pompa sopita;
    qualis erat vita, cronica stabit ita.
    Explicit Cronica presentibus que futuris vigilii corde Regibus commemoranda.
    Manuscrits
    1. Glasgow, University Library, Hunter, T. 2. 17, f. 109r-119r (G)
    2. London, British Library, Cotton, Tiberius A. IV, f. 153r-167r (C)
    3. London, British Library, Harley, 6291 (H)
    4. Oxford, All Souls College, Codrington Library, 98, f. 116r-126v (S)
    5. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Hatton, 92 (H3)
    Éditions modernes
    • Political Poems, éd. T. Wright, Rolls Series, 14, t. 1.
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 314-343) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
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  5. Le traitié pour essampler les amantz marietz

    Titre: 
    Date:1397
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Français
    Genre: 
    Forme: 
    Contenu: 
    Incipit:C'est un traitié quel Johan Gower ad fait selonc les auctours touchant l'estat de matrimoine donts les amantz marietz se purront essampler a tenir la foi de lour saintes espousailes.
    Le creatour de toute creature,
    qui l'alme d'omme ad fait a son ymage
    par quoi le corps de reson et nature
    soit attempré par jouste governage...
    Explicit:... pardonetz moi qe jeo de ceo forsvoie.
    Jeo sui Englois, si quier par tiele voie
    estre excusé, mais quoique nulls en die,
    l'amour parfit en Dieu se justifie.
    Manuscrits
    1. Cambridge, Trinity College Library, R. III. 2, f. 148r-152v (T)
    2. Cologny (Genève), Fondation Martin Bodmer, 178 (K)
      Ms. ayant appartenu à J. H. Gurney, à Keswick Hall.
    3. Glasgow, University Library, Hunter, T. 2. 17, f. 124v (G)
    4. London, British Library, Additional, 59495, f. 34r-39r (T)
      Ms. dit de Trenham.
    5. London, British Library, Harley, 3869 (H2)
    6. Nottingham, University Library, Mi LM 8, f. 201r-203v (A) [⇛ Description]
    7. Oxford, All Souls College, Codrington Library, 98, f. 132r-135r (S)
    8. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley, 294, f. 197r-199v (B)
    9. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Fairfax, 3, f. 186v-190v (F)
    10. Princeton, University Library, Taylor Medieval, 5 (P2) [⇛ Description]
    Éditions modernes
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  6. Carmen super multiplici viciorum pestilencia

    Titre: 
    Date:1399
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:321 vers
    Contenu: 
    Incipit:Nota consequenter carmen super multiplici viciorum pestilencia, unde tempore Ricardi Secundi partes nostre specialius inficiebantur.
    Non excusatur qui verum non fateatur,
    ut sic ponatur modus unde fides recolatur.
    Qui magis ornatur sensu sua verba loquatur,
    ne lex frangatur qua Cristus sanctificatur...
    Explicit:... Eius ab imperio processit pacis origo,
    que dabitur iusto paciens qui credit in ipso.
    Vir qui vult ideo pacem componere mundo:
    Pacificet primo iura tenenda Deo.
    Manuscrits
    1. Cambridge, Trinity College Library, R. III. 2, f. 152v-154v (T)
    2. Cologny (Genève), Fondation Martin Bodmer, 178 (K)
      Ms. ayant appartenu à J. H. Gurney, à Keswick Hall.
    3. Glasgow, University Library, Hunter, T. 2. 17, f. 120v-122r (G)
    4. Lincoln, Cathedral Library, A. 72 (L2)
    5. London, British Library, Cotton, Tiberius A. IV, f. 168r-172r (C)
    6. London, British Library, Harley, 3869 (H2)
    7. London, British Library, Harley, 6291 (H)
    8. Nottingham, University Library, Mi LM 8, f. 204r-205v (A) [⇛ Description]
    9. Oxford, All Souls College, Codrington Library, 98, f. 127v-131r (S)
    10. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley, 294, f. 199v-201r (B)
    11. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Fairfax, 3, f. 190v-194r (F)
    12. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Laud, 719 (L)
    13. Princeton, University Library, Taylor Medieval, 5 (P2) [⇛ Description]
    14. San Marino (USA), Huntington Library, HM 150, f. 184-188v (E)
      Ms. dit Ecton, qui appartenait à la famille Sotheby.
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 346-354) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Yeager et Livingston 2005 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
    Études
  7. Cinkante balades

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Français
    Genre:Ballade
    Forme:Vers
    Contenu: 
    Incipit: 
    Explicit: 
    Manuscrits
    1. London, British Library, Additional, 59495, f. 11v-33r (T)
      Ms. dit de Trenham.
    2. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Fairfax, 3
    Éditions modernes
    • Gower, Cinkante balades, Roxburghe Club, 1818.
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 1, p. 338-378) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • Selections from John Gower, with an Introduction, Notes and Glossary, by J. A. W. Bennett, Oxford, Clarendon Press (Clarendon Medieval and Tudor Series), 1968.
    Traductions modernes
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    Études
    • Koeppel, Emil, « Gower's französische Baladen und Chaucer », Englische Studien, 20, ??, p. 154.
  8. In praise of peace

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Dédicataire:Henri IV, roi d'Angleterre (1366–1413)
    Langue:Latin dans les parties liminaires et anglais
    Genre: 
    Forme:385 vers
    Contenu: 
    Incipit:Electus Cristi, pie Rex Henrice, fuisti,
    qui bene venisti cum propria regna petisti,
    tu mala vicisti que bonis bona restituisti,
    et populo tristi nova gaudia contribuisti.
    Est michi spes lata quod adhuc per te renovata
    succedent fata veteri probitate beata;
    est tibi nam grata gracia sponte data.
    O worthi noble kyng, Henry the ferthe,
    in whom the glade fortune is befalle...
    Explicit:... and see the werre er mor meschief falle;
    sette ek the rightful pope uppon his stalle,
    kep charité and draugh pité to honde,
    maintene lawe, and so the pes schal stonde.
    Explicit carmen de pacis commendacione, quod ad laudem et memoriam serenissimi principis domini Regis Henrici quarti suus humilis orator Johannes Gower composuit.
    Manuscrit
    1. London, British Library, Additional, 59495, f. 5r-10v (T)
      Ms. dit de Trenham.
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 3, p. 481-494) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
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  9. Epistola

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Dédicataire:Thomas Arundel, archevêque de Canterbury (1353-1414)
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:Prose et 49 vers
    Contenu: 
    Incipit:Hans Epistolam subscriptam corde deuoto misit senex et cecus Iohannes Gower Reuerendissimo in Cristo Patri ac domino suo precipuo...
    Successor Thome, Thomas, humilem tibi do me,
    hunc et presentem librum tibi scribo sequentem:
    quod tibi presento scriptum retinere memento,
    ut contempletur super hoc quo mens stimuletur...
    Explicit:subque tua cura sunt prospera cuncta futura:
    et quia sic creuit tua lux, terramque repleuit,
    det deus talis tibi lux sit perpetualis.
    Hec Gower querit, qui tuus est et erit.
    Manuscrit
    1. Oxford, All Souls College, Codrington Library, 98, f. 1v (S)
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 1-2) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
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  10. Cultor in ecclesia

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:12 vers
    Contenu: 
    Texte complet (éd. Yeager):Cultor in ecclesia qui, deficiente sophia,
    semina vana serit, messor inanis erit.
    Hii set cultores sunt quorum semina mores
    ad messem Cristi, plura lucrantur ibi.
    Qui cupit ergo bonus celorum lucra colonus,
    Unde lucrum querat, semina sancta serat.
    Qui pastor Cristi iusto cupit ordine sisti
    non sit cum Cristo Symon mediator in isto.
    Querat pasturam pastor sine crimine puram,
    nam nimis est vile pascat si Symon ovile.
    Per loca deserta, quo nulla patet via certa,
    Symon oves ducit, quas Cristo raro reducit.
    Manuscrits
    1. Glasgow, University Library, Hunter, T. 2. 17, f. 132r (G)
    2. London, British Library, Cotton, Tiberius A. IV, f. 176r (C)
    3. London, British Library, Harley, 6291 (H)
    4. San Marino (USA), Huntington Library, HM 150, f. 190v (E)
      Ms. dit Ecton, qui appartenait à la famille Sotheby.
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 368) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Yeager et Livingston 2005 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
    Études
  11. De lucis scrutinio

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:103 vers
    Contenu: 
    Incipit:Incipit tractatus "De lucis scrutinio," quam a diu viciorum tenebre, prothdolor, suffocarunt; secundum illud in evangelio, "Qui ambulat in tenebris nescit quo vadat."
    Heu, quia per crebras humus est viciata tenebras,
    vix iter humanum locus ullus habet sibi planum.
    Si Romam pergas ut ibi tua lumina tergas,
    lumina mira cape, quia Rome sunt duo pape...
    Explicit:... Confer candelam, potero qua ferre medelam.
    Hec Gower scribit lucem dum querere quibit;
    Sub spe transibit ubi gaudia lucis adhibit.
    Lucis solamen det sibi Cristus. Amen.
    Manuscrits
    1. Glasgow, University Library, Hunter, T. 2. 17, f. 123r-124r (G)
    2. Lincoln, Cathedral Library, A. 72 (L2)
    3. London, British Library, Cotton, Tiberius A. IV, f. 172v-174r (C)
    4. London, British Library, Harley, 6291 (H)
    5. Oxford, All Souls College, Codrington Library, 98, f. 131r-v (S)
    6. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Laud, 719 (L)
    7. San Marino (USA), Huntington Library, HM 150, f. 118v-190v (E)
      Ms. dit Ecton, qui appartenait à la famille Sotheby.
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 355-357) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Yeager et Livingston 2005 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
    Études
  12. Dicunt scripture

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:8 vers
    Contenu: 
    Texte complet (éd. Yeager):Dicunt scripture memorare novissima vite;
    pauper ab hoc mundo transiet omnis homo.
    Dat fortuna status varios, natura set omnes
    fine suo claudit, cunctaque morte rapit.
    Post mortem pauci qui nunc reputantur amici
    sunt memores anime; sis memor ergo tue:
    da, dum tempus habes, tibi propria sit manus heres;
    auferet hoc nemo, quod dabis ipse Deo.
    Manuscrits
    1. Glasgow, University Library, Hunter, T. 2. 17, f. 132r (G)
    2. London, British Library, Cotton, Tiberius A. IV, f. 176r (C)
    3. London, British Library, Harley, 6291 (H)
    4. San Marino (USA), Huntington Library, HM 150, f. 190v (E)
      Ms. dit Ecton, qui appartenait à la famille Sotheby.
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 368) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Yeager et Livingston 2005 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
    Études
  13. Ecce patet tensus

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:36 vers
    Contenu: 
    Incipit:Ecce, patet tensus ceci Cupidinis arcus;
    unde sagitta volans ardor amoris erit.
    Omnia vincit amor; cecus tamen errat ubique,
    quo sibi directum carpere nescit iter...
    Explicit:... Qui vult ergo sue carnis compescere flammam,
    arcum prevideat unde sagitta volat.
    Nullus ab innato valet hoc euadere morbo,
    sit nisi quod sola gracia curet eum
    [la fin manque]
    Manuscrit
    1. London, British Library, Additional, 59495, f. 33v (T)
      Ms. dit de Trenham.
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 358-359) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Yeager et Livingston 2005 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
    Études
  14. Eneidos bucolis

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:15 vers
    Contenu: 
    Texte complet (éd. Yeager):Carmen, quod quidam Philosophus in memoriam Iohannis Gower super consummacione suorum trium librorum forma subsequenti composuit, et eidem gratanter transmisit.
    Eneidos, Bucolis, que Georgica metra perhennis
    Virgilio laudis serta dedere scolis;
    hiis tribus ille libris prefertur honore poetis,
    Romaque precipuis laudibus instat eis.
    Gower, sicque tuis tribus est dotata libellis
    Anglia, morigeris quo tua scripta seris.
    Illeque Latinis tantum sua metra loquelis
    Scripsit, ut Italicis sint recolenda notis;
    te tua set trinis tria scribere carmina linguis
    constat, ut inde viris sit scola lata magis:
    Gallica lingua prius, Latina secunda, set ortus
    Lingua tui pocius Anglica complet opus.
    Ille quidem vanis Romanas obstupet aures,
    ludit et in studiis musa pagana suis;
    set tua Cristicolis fulget scriptura renatis,
    Quo tibi celicolis laus sit habenda locis.
    Manuscrits
    1. Cologny (Genève), Fondation Martin Bodmer, 178 (K)
      Ms. ayant appartenu à J. H. Gurney, à Keswick Hall.
    2. Glasgow, University Library, Hunter, T. 2. 17, f. 119 (G)
    3. London, British Library, Cotton, Tiberius A. IV, f. 174v (C)
    4. London, British Library, Harley, 3869 (H2)
    5. London, British Library, Harley, 6291 (H)
    6. Oxford, All Souls College, Codrington Library, 98, f. 136 (S)
    7. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Fairfax, 3, f. 194v (F)
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 361) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Yeager et Livingston 2005 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
    Études
  15. Est amor

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:27 vers
    Contenu: 
    Incipit:Carmen quod Iohannes Gower super amoris multiplici varietate sub compendio metrice composuit.
    Est amor in glosa pax bellica, lis pietosa,
    accio famosa, vaga sors, vis imperiosa,
    pugna quietosa, victoria perniciosa,
    regula viscosa, scola devia, lex capitosa...
    Explicit:... Hec est nuptorum carnis quasi regula morum,
    que saluandorum sacratur in orbe virorum.
    Hinc vetus annorum Gower, sub spe meritorum
    ordine sponsorum tutus adhibo thorum.
    Manuscrits
    1. Cambridge, Trinity College Library, R. III. 2, f. 152 (T)
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 359) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Yeager et Livingston 2005 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
    Études
  16. H. aquile pullus

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:4 vers
    Contenu: 
    Texte complet (éd. Yeager):H. aquile pullus, quo nunquam gracior ullus,
    hostes confregit, que tirannica colla subegit.
    H. aquile cepit oleum, quo regna recepit;
    sic veteri iuncta stipiti nova stirps redit uncta.
    Manuscrits
    1. Glasgow, University Library, Hunter, T. 2. 17, f. 119 (G)
    2. Lincoln, Cathedral Library, A. 72 (L2)
    3. London, British Library, Cotton, Tiberius A. IV, f. 167r (C)
    4. London, British Library, Harley, 6291 (H)
    5. Oxford, All Souls College, Codrington Library, 98, f. 126v (S)
    6. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Hatton, 92 (H3)
    7. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Laud, 719 (L)
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 344) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Yeager et Livingston 2005 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
    Études
  17. O deus immense

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:104 vers
    Contenu:Carmen quod Iohannes Gower, adhuc vivens, super principum regimine ultimo composuit.
    Incipit:O Deus immense, sub quo dominantur in ense
    quidam morosi Reges, quidam viciosi,
    disparibus meritis — sic pax, sic mocio litis
    publica regnorum manifestant gesta suorum...
    Explicit:... Rex igitur videat cum curru quomodo vadat,
    Et sibi provideat, ne rota versa cadat.
    Celorum regi pateant que scripta peregi,
    namque sue legi res nequit ulla tegi.
    Manuscrits
    1. Glasgow, University Library, Hunter, T. 2. 17, f. 130v (G)
    2. London, British Library, Cotton, Tiberius A. IV, f. 174v (C)
    3. London, British Library, Harley, 6291 (H)
    4. Oxford, All Souls College, Codrington Library, 98, f. 136 (S)
    5. San Marino (USA), Huntington Library, HM 150, f. 190v (E)
      Ms. dit Ecton, qui appartenait à la famille Sotheby.
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 362-364) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Yeager et Livingston 2005 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
    Études
  18. O recolende

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:28 vers
    Contenu: 
    Incipit:Epistola brevis, unde virtutes regie morales ad sanum regimen ampliori memoria dirigantur.
    O recolende, bone, pie rex, Henrice, patrone,
    ad bona dispone quos eripis a Pharaone.
    Noxia depone, quibus est humus hec in agone,
    regni persone quo vivant sub racione...
    Explicit:... Est tibi mentalis in Cristo spiritualis.
    Si fueris talis, tua cronica perpetualis
    tunc erit equalis perfectaque materialis.
    Rex inmortalis te regat absque malis!
    Manuscrits
    1. Glasgow, University Library, Hunter, T. 2. 17, f. 119 (G)
    2. London, British Library, Cotton, Tiberius A. IV, f. 167r (C)
    3. London, British Library, Harley, 6291 (H)
    4. Oxford, All Souls College, Codrington Library, 98, f. 127v (S)
    5. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Hatton, 92 (H3)
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 344) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Yeager et Livingston 2005 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
    Études
  19. Orate pro anima

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:4 vers
    Contenu: 
    Texte complet (éd. Yeager):Armigeri scutum nichil ammodo fert sibi tutum,
    reddidit immo lutum, morti generale tributum.
    Spiritus exutum se gaudeat esse solutum,
    est ubi virtutum regnum sine labe statutum.
    Manuscrits
    1. Glasgow, University Library, Hunter, T. 2. 17, f. 129r (G)
    2. London, British Library, Cotton, Tiberius A. IV, f. 174v (C)
    3. London, British Library, Harley, 6291 (H)
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 367) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Yeager et Livingston 2005 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
    Études
  20. Presul ouile regis

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:7 vers
    Contenu: 
    Texte complet (éd. Yeager):Presul, ovile regis ubi morbus adest macularum,
    lumina dumque tegis, tenebrescit pestis earum.
    Mune pericla gregis, patuit quia stella minarum,
    unde viam regis turbat genus insidiarum.
    Velle loco legis mundum nunc ducit avarum,
    sic ubicumque legis, nichil est nisi cordis amarum;
    Quod maneat clarum, stat modo dulce parum.
    Manuscrits
    1. Glasgow, University Library, Hunter, T. 2. 17, f. 132r (G)
    2. London, British Library, Cotton, Tiberius A. IV, f. 176r (C)
    3. London, British Library, Harley, 6291 (H)
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 368) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Yeager et Livingston 2005 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
    Études
  21. Quia unusquisque

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:Prose
    Contenu: 
    Incipit:Quia unusquisque, prout a Deo accepit, aliis impartiri tenetur, Iohannes Gower super hiis que Deus sibi sensualiter donavit villicacionis sue racionem secundum...
    Explicit:... infatuatas amantum passiones fundamentum habet: nomenque sibi appropriatum Confessio Amantis specialiter sortitus est.
    Manuscrits
    1. Cambridge, Saint Catharine's College Library, 7 (Cath)
    2. Cambridge, Trinity College Library, R. III. 2, f. 1-152 (T)
    3. Cologny (Genève), Fondation Martin Bodmer, 178 (K)
      Ms. ayant appartenu à J. H. Gurney, à Keswick Hall.
    4. Glasgow, University Library, Hunter, T. 2. 17, f. 119 (G)
    5. London, British Library, Additional, 22139 (Ad2)
    6. London, British Library, Cotton, Tiberius A. IV, f. 174v (C)
    7. London, British Library, Egerton, 1991 (E)
    8. London, British Library, Harley, 3869 (H2)
    9. London, British Library, Harley, 6291 (H)
    10. London, British Library, Royal, 18. C. XXII (R)
    11. London, Society of Antiquaries of London, 134, f. 249 (X)
    12. New York, Morgan Library, M.125 (Q)
      Ms. ayant appartenu au Marquis de Hastings puis à Bernard Quaritch.
    13. Oxford, All Souls College, Codrington Library, 98, f. 135v (S)
    14. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley, 294, f. 199v (B)
    15. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley, 693 (B2)
    16. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley, 902 (A)
    17. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Fairfax, 3, f. 194r (F)
    18. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Laud, 609 (L)
    19. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Selden, B. 11 (Sn)
    20. Oxford, Corpus Christi College Library, 67 (C)
    21. Oxford, Saint John's College Library, B. 12 (J)
    22. Princeton, University Library, Taylor Medieval, 5 (P2) [⇛ Description]
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 360) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Yeager et Livingston 2005 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
    Études
  22. Quicquid homo scribat (In fine)

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:12, 15 et 18 vers selon les versions
    Contenu: 
    Incipit: 
    Explicit: 
    Manuscrit
    1. Oxford, All Souls College, Codrington Library, 98, f. 136 (S)
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 365-366) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Yeager et Livingston 2005 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
    Études
  23. Rex celi deus

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:56 vers
    Contenu: 
    Incipit:Sequitur carmen unde magnificus rex noster Henricus prenotatus apud Deum et homines cum omni benediccione glorificetur.
    Rex celi, Deus et dominus, qui tempora solus
    condidit, et solus condita cuncta regit,
    qui rerum causas ex se produxit, et unum
    in se principium rebus inesse dedit...
    Explicit:... Ergo tue laudi que tuo genuflexus honori
    Verba loco doni pauper habenda tuli.
    Est tamen ista mei, pie rex, sentencia verbi
    fine tui regni sint tibi regna poli.
    Manuscrits
    1. London, British Library, Additional, 59495, f. 10v-11r (T)
      Ms. dit de Trenham.
    2. London, British Library, Cotton, Tiberius A. IV, f. 167r (C)
    3. London, British Library, Harley, 6291 (H)
    4. Oxford, All Souls College, Codrington Library, 98, f. 126v-127v (S)
    5. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Hatton, 92 (H3)
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 343-344) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Yeager et Livingston 2005 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
    Études
  24. Unanimes esse qui secula

    Titre: 
    Date:XIVe siècle
    Commanditaire: 
    Dédicataire: 
    Langue:Latin
    Genre: 
    Forme:11 vers
    Contenu: 
    Texte complet (éd. Yeager):Unanimes esse qui secula duxit ad esse
    nos iubet expresse, quia debet amor superesse;
    lex cum iure datur, pax gaudet, plebs gratulatur,
    regnum firmatur, ubi verus amor dominatur.
    Sicut yemps florem, divisio quassat amorem,
    nutrit et errorem quasi pestis, agitque dolorem.
    Quod precessit heri docet ista pericla timeri,
    ut discant veri sapientes secla mederi.
    Filius ipse Dei, manet in quo spes requiei,
    ex meritis fidei dirigat acta rei.
    Diligamus invicem.
    Manuscrits
    1. Glasgow, University Library, Hunter, T. 2. 17, f. 131v (G)
    2. London, British Library, Cotton, Tiberius A. IV, f. 176r (C)
    3. London, British Library, Harley, 6291 (H)
    4. San Marino (USA), Huntington Library, HM 150, f. 190v (E)
      Ms. dit Ecton, qui appartenait à la famille Sotheby.
    Éditions modernes
    • The Complete Works of John Gower, edited from the manuscripts with introductions, notes and glossaries by G. C. Macaulay, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1899-1902, 4 t. (ici t. 4, p. 367) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    • John Gower, The Minor Latin Works, Edited and Translated by R. F. Yeager; with In Praise of Peace, edited by Michael Livingston, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 139 p.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Yeager et Livingston 2005 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
    Études
Rédaction: Laurent Brun
Dernière mise à jour: 10 septembre 2017