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Cancel Forgot your password? Cancel Forgot your password? A comparison with the translation it replaced in the anthology shows why. Citations are based on reference standards. Contact Contact Us Help Feedback. Norton’s decision to make zir a critical edition is, in fact, somewhat out of character with the series. See details for additional description. Finding libraries that hold this item Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near grfen.
Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. You already recently rated this item. But it also regularized the meter, with no more than two unstressed syllables between stressed ones, and for some reason eliminated the alliteration in the wheels, downplaying the poet’s blend of native alliterative and French rhyming verse traditions. You may send this item to up to five recipients. Linked Data More info about Linked Data.
It certainly captured the original better than Jessie Knigbt two earlier translations, one in prose and one in rhyming alexandrine couplets, and was more accessible to modern readers than the contemporary translation by S.
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Presumably, Norton decided to make an exception because Sir Gawain ‘s Middle English is arguably the hardest there is among all the major fourteenth-century works and, for undergraduates, would be nearly as impenetrable as the Old English of Beowulf.
About this product Synopsis Contexts presents two French tales of Sir Gawain and a passage from the Alliterative Morte Arthurealso translated by Marie Borroff, as well as three selections from the original Middle English poem.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
With Margery Kempethey sir gawain and the green knight marie borroff the difference—Lynn Staley is listed as both translator and editor, but the text is more modernized than translated, attempting to remain “as faithful to the original Middle English as possible, without sounding archaic” back cover. In fact, almost nobody did. Pocket Medicine by Marc S. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.
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