Maria Wickert: Studies In John Gower by Robert J. MeindlMaria Wickert: Studies In John Gower by Robert J. Meindl

Maria Wickert: Studies In John Gower

Translated byRobert J. Meindl

Hardcover | November 15, 2016

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Studies in John Gower is a translation of Maria Wickert’s Studien zu John Gower, the book that began the modern study of the Vox Clamantis. It is a monograph in six chapters, the first five on various aspects of the Vox — textual development, the vision of the Peasants’ Revolt, influence of the medieval sermon, the open letter to Richard II, world view — and the sixth a penetrating study of Gower’s narrative technique in the Confessio Amantis.

Robert J. Meindl is emeritus professor of English at California State University, Sacramento. His Tulane University dissertation (1965), directed by Robert M. Lumiansky, was a study of narrative technique in John Gower’s Confessio Amantis. In addition to translating Wickert and occasionally writing poetry, he has published essays on Ol...
Title:Maria Wickert: Studies In John GowerFormat:HardcoverDimensions:196 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:November 15, 2016Publisher:ACMRS PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0866985417

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Table of Contents


R. F. Yeager

Translator’s Note

Author’s Preface

1. The Text and Development of the Vox Clamantis 

2. The Vision of the Peasants’ Revolt

3. The Vox Clamantis and the Medieval Sermon

A. The Homilist and the Archer

B. The Topology of the Prologue

4. The Mirror for a Prince

5. Gower’s Sense of Order

6. Gower’s Narrative Technique