Language and Imagination in the Gawain Poems

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This major new literary study offers a fresh view of the significance of the famous group of fourteenth-century poems, 'Pearl', 'Cleanness', 'Patience' and 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight'. It is a comprehensive study which puts the poems themselves firmly at its centre, though it is always alert to relevant aspects of their literary and cultural context. John Anderson builds his discussions of the poems' ideas on an examination of the anonymous poet's superb Shakespeare-like language. He finds that the great fourteenth ...

Language and Imagination in the Gawain Poems 2005, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719071027

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Language and Imagination in the Gawain Poems 2005, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719053535

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