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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Author: Burton Raffel
Publisher: New York : New American Library, [1970] ©1970
Series: A Mentor book
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During a Christmas feast at Camelot, King Arthur and his knights are interrupted by a monstrous green-skinned knight who offers them a simple but deadly challenge. Sir Gawain accepts this challenge, which will force him to choose between his honor and his life. Written by an unknown 14th century poet, this beloved tale is translated from the Old English.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Plays (Performed Works)
Scripts (Documents)
Arthurian romances
Romances
Named Person: Gawain, (Legendary character); Gawain, (Legendary character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Burton Raffel
ISBN: 0451624564 9780451624567 0451528182 9780451528186
OCLC Number: 127530
Notes: "A Mentor book."
Description: 144 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: A Mentor book
Other Titles: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Responsibility: translated, and with an introduction, by Burton Raffel ; afterword by Neil D. Isaacs.

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During a Christmas feast at Camelot, King Arthur and his knights are interrupted by a monstrous green-skinned knight who offers them a simple but deadly challenge. Sir Gawain accepts this challenge, which will force him to choose between his honor and his life. Written by an unknown 14th century poet, this beloved tale is translated from the Old English.

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