1st Edition

A Reading of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

ISBN 9780367182892
Published July 10, 2019 by Routledge
206 Pages

USD $120.00

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Book Description

Originally published in 1965, A Reading of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is an interpretation of the most important poem in Middle English literature, the only fourteenth century work which can stand beside Chaucer. The book examines the poem’s conventions and purposes in a critical analysis and provides a useful and insightful introduction to ‘Sir Gawain’. It will be of interest to students and academics studying the poem of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

Table of Contents


1. The First Fitt

2. The Second Fitt

3. The Third Fitt

4. The Fourth Fitt

5. Conclusion

Appendix One

Appendix Two


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