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By Ana Saez-Hidalgo,Brian Gastle,R.F. Yeager

The Routledge study better half to John Gower reports the most up-tp-date scholarship at the overdue medieval poet and opens doorways purposefully to investigate components of the long run. it truly is divided into 3 components. the 1st half, "Working theories: medieval and modern," is dedicated to the most theoretical points that body Gower’s paintings, starting from his use of medieval legislation, rhetoric, theology, and spiritual attitudes, to ways incorporating gender and queer stories. the second one half, "Things and areas: fabric cultures," examines the cultural destinations of the writer, not just from geographical and political views, or in clinical and monetary context, but additionally within the transmission of his poetry during the materiality of the textual content and its reception. "Polyvocality: textual content and language," the 3rd half, makes a speciality of Gower’s trilingualism, his method of background, and narratological and intertextual facets of his works. The Routledge study significant other to John Gower is an important source for students and scholars of Gower and of center English literature, historical past, and tradition generally.

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