The Dying Swan - A Misunderstanding

Florence McCulloch

Modern Language Notes, 74:4 (April), 1959, 289-292

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Discusses a misunderstanding of the word penna in a passage from Ovid on the dying swan, finding it in John Gower's Confessio Amantis and Brunetto Latini's Tresor.

Language: English


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