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The complete text of John Gower's Confessio Amantis is a three-volume edition, including all Latin components - with translations - of this bilingual poem and extensive glosses, bibliography, and explanatory notes. Volume 2 contains Books 2, 3, and 4, which follow in their structure the outline of Vice and its children found in the early French poem the Mirour de l'Omme.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Half-Title Page, Series Page, Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-34
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  1. Book 2: Envy
  1. i. On Envy
  2. pp. 35-40
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  1. ii. Joy over Another's Grief
  2. pp. 40-44
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  1. iii. Detraction
  2. pp. 44-76
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  1. iv. False-Semblant
  2. pp. 76-86
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  1. v. Supplantation
  2. pp. 87-104
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  1. vi. The Pallor of Envy
  2. pp. 104-114
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  1. Book 3: Wrath
  1. i. On Melancholy
  2. pp. 115-124
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  1. ii. Contention
  2. pp. 124-134
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  1. iii. Hate
  2. pp. 134-139
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  1. iv. Contek and Homicide
  2. pp. 140-165
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  1. v. Evil of War
  2. pp. 165-167
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  1. Book 4: Sloth
  1. i. On Lachesce, or Procrastination
  2. pp. 179-186
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  1. ii. Pusillamité, or Cowardice
  2. pp. 186-191
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  1. iii. Forgetfulness
  2. pp. 191-199
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  1. iv. Negligence
  2. pp. 199-204
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  1. v. Idleness
  2. pp. 204-216
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  1. vi. Decerte, or Meritoriousness
  2. pp. 216-233
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  1. vii. On the Uses of Labor
  2. pp. 233-240
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  1. viii. Somnolence
  2. pp. 241-256
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  1. ix. Tristesse, or Despondency
  2. pp. 256-264
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  1. Explanatory Notes
  2. pp. 265-336
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  1. Textual Notes
  2. pp. 337-340
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 341-350
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  1. Series Titles
  2. pp. 351-356
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  1. Back Cover
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Additional Information

MARC Record
OCLC
1291399917
Pages
364
Launched on MUSE
2022-01-11
Language
English
Open Access
No
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