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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain's answer to the challenge of the Green Knight. When the Green Knight entered the hall, he said that any knight could strike off his head if in a year's time he could give the knight a similar blow. This edition features both a prose and poetry rendition. 128 pages, softcover.
|Title: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight|
By: Jessie L. Weston(Translator)
Translated By: Jessie L. Weston
Number of Pages: 160
Vendor: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 2018
|Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.00 (inches)|
Weight: 4 ounces
Series: Dover Thrift Editions
Stock No: WW824434
Dating from the late fourteenth century or earlier, the story blends paganistic elements with Christian ethics to celebrate the virtue of forgiveness, thus forming a classic example of the chivalric tradition. This edition presents the legend in two forms: in prose and in verse, both translated by the distinguished scholar Jessie Weston.
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