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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight : a close verse translation

Autore: Larry Dean Benson
Editore: Morgantown : West Virginia University Press, 2012.
Serie: Medieval European studies, 13.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a late fourteenth-century Middle English alliterative romance outlining an adventure of Sir Gawain, a knight of King Arthur's Round Table. In this poem, Sir Gawain accepts a challenge from a mysterious green warrior. In a struggle to uphold his oath along this quest, Gawain demonstrates chivalry, loyalty, and honor. This new verse translation of the most popular English romance of  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Poetry
Romances
Persona incaricata: Gawain, (Legendary character); Gawain, (Legendary character)
Tipo materiale: Risorsa internet
Tipo documento Libro, Risorsa Internet
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Larry Dean Benson
{0} 9781933202891 9781935978107 1933202890 1935978101
Numero OCLC: 725827681
Nota sulla lingua: Includes both the modern English and the Middle English text.
Descrizione: xxviii, 187 pages ; 22 cm.
Contenuti: Acknowledgments --
Foreword --
Select Bibliography --
A Note on the Middle English Original Text --
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Titolo della serie: Medieval European studies, 13.
Altri titoli: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Responsabilità: translated by Larry D. Benson with a foreword and Middle English text edited by Daniel Donoghue.

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This verse translation of the most popular and enduring fourteenth century romance to survive to the present offers students an accessible way of approaching the literature of medieval England  Per saperne di più…

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The great virtue of this translation is its brilliant faithfulness to the original and the way it preserves much of the flavor and stylistic vigor of the original. Robert Hasenfratz, Professor of Per saperne di più…

 
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