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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo

  • Title: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo
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  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 158 pages


Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Pearl are two poems by an unknown author written in about 1400 Sir Gawain is a romance, a fairy tale for adults, full of life and colour but it is also much than this, being at the same time a powerful moral tale which examines religious and social values Pearl is apparently an elegy on the death of a child, a poem pervaded with a Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Pearl are two poems by an unknown author written in about 1400 Sir Gawain is a romance, a fairy tale for adults, full of life and colour but it is also much than this, being at the same time a powerful moral tale which examines religious and social values Pearl is apparently an elegy on the death of a child, a poem pervaded with a sense of great personal loss but, like Gawain it is also a sophisticated and moving debate on much less tangible matters Sir Orfeo is a slighter romance, belonging to an earlier and different tradition It was a special favourite of Tolkien s The three translations represent the complete rhyme and alliterative schemes of the originals


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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo Reviews (31)

  • The Struggle Against Nature28 September 2011 This middle English poem is said by some to be the greatest poem of Middle English literature, however it does have to compete with The Canterbury Tales for that title, something that I am not going to go into since I have not have the chance to read Chau [..]

  • Avventura, cavalleria, miti arturiani, esoterismo, misticismo, a e morte in tre poemetti medioevali 4 con il breve Congedo di Sir Gawain alla fine, prime strofe di un altro poema che con il cavaliere nulla avevano a che fare ma che si prestavano al fabbisogno dell autore che attirarono l attenzione [..]

  • through many marshes and mires, a man all alone, troubled lest a truant at that time he should prove from the service of the sweet Lord, who on that selfsame night of a maid became man our mourning to conquer Christmas is the backdrop of this wonderful tale It has all the qualities of a goo [..]

  • Finished the title story only. [..]

  • Sir Gawain was one of the books I studied in college that only received the perfunctory attention of desperate, late night skimming before the class in which it was to be covered Once I actually sat down to read it, I enjoyed it as the best chivalric romance I have yet to read Sir Gawain s uncomplic [..]

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