Welcome to The Gower Project

Gower Effigy

*Portrait courtesy of Sian Echard.

The Gower Project is a consortium of European and North American scholars investigating the effects of new technologies and cutting edge theoretical perspectives on the reading of and research into John Gower’s poetry.

Our various web sites, each devoted to a separate aspect of our work, demonstrate hypertextual responses to Gower's poems and offer online aids for teaching and research.

This site, maintained by Georgiana Donavin at Westminster College, is our Home and Resources Page. It hosts the latest Project news, links to a variety of Gower sites, and an updated bibliography on the most recent scholarly work on Gower's poems.

The Gower Project Mission Statement

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The Gower Project will soon launch an online journal entitled Accessus:  A Journal of Premodern Literature and New Media.

Please join The Gower Project Translation Wiki, an open forum for sharing work on modern translations of John Gower's major works (Miroir de l'Omme, Vox Clamantis, and Confessio Amantis) Email Georgiana Donavin for access to the wiki.

Members Websites

Georgiana Donavin - Home page for the Gower Project

Gower Project Translation Wiki

Eve Salisbury - Gower Manuscripts and Editions

Malte Urban - Crowdsourcing Transcriptions

Siân Echard

Jonathan Hsy

If you are interested in John Gower studies, can help in the development of this Web site, or have an idea for a conference paper on Gower, please contact Georgiana Donavin to find out how to become a member of The John Gower Project.

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