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Published: 08 May 2008

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780199542642

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Lordship and Literature

John Gower and the Politics of the Great Household

Elliot Kendall

Oxford English Monographs

  • An acutely interdisciplinary study of literature and politics in late medieval England
  • A completely new political reading of Gower's major English poem
  • Situates late fourteenth-century literature in a vital historical context
  • Illuminates poetic and parliamentary language alike