An Introduction to the Gawain Poet

An Introduction to the Gawain Poet

by John M Bowers


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813049588
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 01/14/2014
Series: New Perspectives on Medieval Literature: Authors and Traditions Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

John M. Bowers is professor of English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the author of five books, including Chaucer and Langland: The Antagonistic Tradition.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Introduction xi

Chronology xv

1 Life of the Author 1

2 Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 14

3 Cleanness 56

4 Patience 72

5 St. Erkenwald 87

6 Pearl 103

7 Survey of Sources and Influences 147

Appendices 163

Glossary 173

Selected Bibliography 179

Index 195

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