Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Format: Print Book 2008
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction PR2065.G3 A34 2008
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
Call Number  PR2065.G3 A34 2008
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is probably the most skillfuly told story in the whole of the English Arthurian cycle. Originating from the north-west midlands of England, it is based on two ancient Celtic motifs--the Beheading and the Exchange of Winnings--brought together by the anonymous
14th century author. Acclaimed poet Keith Harrison's new translation uses a modern alliterative pattern which subtly echoes the music of the original at the same time it strives for fidelity. This is the most generously annotated edition available, complete with a detailed introduction which
situates the work in the context of Arthurian Romance and analyzes its poetics and narrative structure.

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Series Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Subjects Gawain -- (Legendary character) -- Romances.
Knights and knighthood -- Poetry.
Arthurian romances.
Publisher Oxford ; New York :Oxford University Press,2008
Contributors Harrison, Keith, 1932-
Cooper, Helen, 1947-
Language English
Translated from the Middle English.
Description xlvi, 109 pages ; 20 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 9780199540167 (pbk.)
0199540160 (pbk.)
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