Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Middle-English Arthurian Romance Retold in Modern Prose

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Middle-English Arthurian Romance Retold in Modern Prose

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by Jessie L. Weston
     
 

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The fourteenth-century legend of Sir Gawain and his battle with the Green Knight continues to seize the imagination of readers today. Jessie L. Weston’s translation of this famous poem into modern prose recaptures the heroic adventures of Sir Gawain, King Arthur’s nephew, and perfectly characterizes the knight’s bravery, chivalry, and honor.…  See more details below

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The fourteenth-century legend of Sir Gawain and his battle with the Green Knight continues to seize the imagination of readers today. Jessie L. Weston’s translation of this famous poem into modern prose recaptures the heroic adventures of Sir Gawain, King Arthur’s nephew, and perfectly characterizes the knight’s bravery, chivalry, and honor.

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ISBN-13:
9781411446823
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/19/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
116
File size:
156 KB

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Jessie Laidlay Weston (1850–1928) was a scholar and folklorist whose work focused primarily on Arthurian legends, as well as medieval translations. Her best-known book is From Ritual to Romance, a landmark of anthropological and mythological scholarship exploring the origins of the Grail legend. It was awarded the Crawshay Prize upon publication in 1920.

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