The full textual content of John Gower's Confessio Amantis is a 3-volume version, together with all Latin elements - with translations - of this bilingual poem and vast glosses, bibliography, and explanatory notes. quantity three includes Books five, 6, and seven, which stick to one other form of improvement as Gower shifts from romance banter and formulaic confession to philosophical inquiry.
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