Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: WITH Pearl and Sir Orfeo


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A collection of three medieval English poems, translated by Tolkien for the modern-day reader and containing romance, tragedy, love, sex and honour. 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 more 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 ...

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: With Pearl and Sir Orfeo 2006, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007223619

English, Old (ca. 450-1100)
Unabridged edition

Audiobook CD