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Selected Poetry of John Gower (1330?-1408)


from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. Confessio Amantis, Book III: The Tale of Apollonius of Tyre (excerpt)

Biographical information

Given name: John
Family name: Gower
Birth date: 1330?
Death date: 1408
Nationality: English
Family relations
          wife: Agnes Gower (from 25 January 1397)
Languages
          English
          French
          Latin
Literary period: Middle English
Residences
          Kent
          St. Mary Overies, Southwark
Illness: Blindness: 1400
Buried at: St. Saviour's, Southwark
First RPO edition: 1996-2000