Sir William R., English neurologist, 1845-1915. See: Gowers column, Gowers contraction, Gowers disease, Gowers syndrome, Gowers tract.
References in classic literature ?
He began to question me closely about Tottenham Court Road and Gower Street.
John Gower. 'The Vision Concerning Piers the Plowman.' Wiclif and the Lollard Bible, about 1380.
The grave Gower, announcing in advance a sermon of several hours, begged him to be seated, and to the murmur of his wise talk, his head leaning on the window frame, the child slept peacefully.
There is the articled clerk, who has paid a premium, and is an attorney in perspective, who runs a tailor's bill, receives invitations to parties, knows a family in Gower Street, and another in Tavistock Square; who goes out of town every long vacation to see his father, who keeps live horses innumerable; and who is, in short, the very aristocrat of clerks.
You'll come, Gower, and you, Mansel, and you, Scanlan, and the two Willabys."
This is very much as it should be, given Gowers lifelong interest in how poetry works in a range of public and private spaces.
Next, a section on personae in the legal sense outlines Gowers deployment of personae for the purposes of exploring rights and duties; so, for example, the personae in the Mirour de L'Omme allow readers to experience the pleasures of justice and the pain of injustice.
The Poetic Voices of John Gower: Politics and Personae in the Confessio Amantis by Matthew W.
Gowers supported the causal relationship between syphilis and tabes and published the data in the Lancet in 1881 (5).
If we take Gowers's publication in the Lancet as acceptance of the causal association between syphilis and tabes in the English medical literature, it took Kipling less than 12 years to incorporate this relatively new syndrome into his work.
More so than Gowers complicated handling of authorial rhetoric, however, his vivid depiction of the voices of the rebellious commons of 1381 in Vox 1 has continued to draw critical attention.
Vox 5 establishes the critical apparatus of Gowers terminology.