Mirour de l'Omme or Speculum Meditantis
(French; 1376-79)

The Mirour is a moral and didactic poem of about 30,000 lines divided into three parts. In the first part, the Seven Deadly Sins and their opposite virtues are discussed; in the second part, the effect of sins on men who live in different conditions of society are shown; and the third part teaches sinners how they can gain redemption by repenting their sins and by asking the Virgin to be their intercessor.

For further information cf.:

The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (190721). Volume II. The End of the Middle Ages.
VI. John Gower.
4. The French Speculum Meditantis (Mirour de l'Omme).
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