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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A Close Verse Translation
     

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A Close Verse Translation

by Larry D. Benson (Editor), Daniel Donoghue (Foreword by)
 

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With a foreword by Daniel Donoghue, the close verse translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight includes facing pages of the original fourteenth-century text and its modern translation.

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With a foreword by Daniel Donoghue, the close verse translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight includes facing pages of the original fourteenth-century text and its modern translation.

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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 Medieval Studies, University of Connecticut
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933202891
Publisher:
West Virginia University Press
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Series:
WV MEDIEVEAL EUROPEAN STUDIES Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Larry Benson is Emeritus Professor of English at Harvard University. The editor of the Riverside edition of Chaucer’s works, he is also the author of Contradiction: From Beowulf to Chaucer; King Arthur’s Death: The Middle English Alliterative; Morte Arthure and Stanzai Morte Arthur; Mallory’s Morte D’ Arthur; and The Learned and the Lewed: Studies in Chaucer and Medieval Literature.  

Daniel Donoghue is the John P. Marquand Professor of English, Harvard University.

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