Guillaume de Lorris (c. 1200 – c. 1240) was a French scholar and poet from Lorris. He was the author of the first section of the Roman de la Rose. Little is known about him, other than that he wrote the earlier section of the poem around 1230, and that the work was completed forty years later by Jean de Meun.
Lorris' poem was translated into Middle English verse by Chaucer, and into Modern English verse by F. S. Ellis.
- ↑ Guillaume (de Lorris); Jean (de Meun) (1970). Roman de la Rose. Librairie Honoré Champion. Retrieved 6 January 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- ↑ This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Guillaume de Lorris". Encyclopædia Britannica. 12 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>