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Membership The John Gower Society was founded in 1981 and published the first JGN (The John Gower Newsletter) two years later. Membership includes a subscription to eJGN and helps teh society support activities promoting the teaching and study of Gower’s works....

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About the John Gower Society  The International John Gower Society was founded in 1984, with the purpose of furthering understanding and appreciation of the work of the medieval English poet John Gower (d. 1408). It is active world-wide, drawing members currently from...

A Listing of the Rhymes in Gower’s Confessio Amantis

A Listing of the Rhymes in Gower’s Confessio Amantis by Gyöngyi Werthmüller Introduction and method The following is a computer-generated listing of all the rhymes in Gower’s Confessio Amantis. The couplets* are listed as follows: Each line in this document...

IV International Congress of the John Gower Society

The Fourth International Congress of the John Gower Society: “GOWER, HIS CONTEMPORARIES, AND THEIR LEGACY IN MSS AND EARLY PRINTED BOOKS, 1350-1550” University of Durham, UK 09 July – 14 July, 2017 The John Gower Society and the Early Book Society...