SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT PEARL AND SIR ORFEO

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Sir Gawain And The Green Knight Pearl And Sir Orfeo

Author : J. R. R. Tolkien
ISBN : 1417737468
Genre : Fiction
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For use in schools and libraries only. The scholar-fantacist offers faithful translations of the three classics of Medieval English verse, Sir Gawain, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo.
Category: Fiction

Sir Gawain And The Green Knight

Author : Boria Sax
ISBN : 0878910441
Genre : Literary Criticism
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REA's MAXnotes for The Gawain Poet's Sir Gawain and the Green Knight MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each section of the work is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.
Category: Literary Criticism

Sir Gawain And The Green Knight

Author : Simon Armitage
ISBN : 0571223281
Genre : Arthurian romances
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Preserved on a single surviving manuscript dating from around 1400, composed by an anonymous master, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight was rediscovered only 200 years ago, and published for the first time in 1839. One of the earliest great stories of English literature, after Beowulf, the poem narrates the strange tale of a green knight on a green horse, who rudely interrupts the Round Table festivities one Yuletide, casting a pall of unease over the company and challenging one of their number to a wager. The virtuous Gawain accepts, and decapitates the intruder with his own axe. Gushing blood, the knight reclaims his head, orders Gawain to seek him out a year hence, and departs. Next Yuletide Gawain dutifully sets forth... His quest for the Green Knight involves a winter journey, a seduction scene in a dream-like castle, a dire challenge answered - and a drama of enigmatic reward disguised as psychic undoing.
Category: Arthurian romances

Piers Plowman

Author : William Langland
ISBN : 1857152247
Genre : English literature
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The magnificent heritage of English poetry before Chaucer is often neglected because of difficulties with unfamiliar dialect. These translations reveal what we are missing if we ignore it. Piers Plowman belongs to the tradition of medieval allegory, but without any of the stuffiness that label suggests. It paints a vivid picture of everyday life in the 14th century with a vigour and detail which anticipates The Canterbury Tales. However, the jewel in the crown of Middle English verse is Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, here presented in the classic version by JRR Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings (currently being filmed). A wonderfully told story which combines suspense, fantasy, exquisite domestic detail and sensuality.
Category: English literature

Mary Barton

Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
ISBN : 0404072518
Genre : Fiction
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Sir Gawain And The Green Knight

Author : MIchael Morpurgo
ISBN : 9780763676971
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Think yourself back in years, my friends. . . .It's New Year's Eve in Camelot, where King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, and all their good Knights wait breathlessly for an extravagant feast to begin. Suddenly, a strange and frightening Knight bursts into the hall — a giant of a man, green from head to toe, who mockingly challenges the Court to a shocking game. Only the chivalrous Sir Gawain dares to take on the hideous Green Knight. But over the unexpected course of his test, will Gawain prove as brave and honest as he'd like to believe? Welcome to a medieval world full of sword fights and shape-shifting, monsters and magic, and timeless characters both gallant and wonderfully human. Written anonymously in the fourteenth century, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is retold in its entirety by Michael Morpurgo in a lively and accessible narration that captures all the tale's drama and humor. Vivid illustrations by the celebrated Michael Foreman infuse this classic tale with the sights and colors of dragons, swords, and medieval pageantry.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Sir Gawain The Green Knight

Author : Eric Valentine Gordon
ISBN : UOM:39015035315160
Genre : Gawain (Legendary character)
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Category: Gawain (Legendary character)