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The Resource Sir Gawain and the classical tradition : essays on the ancient antecedents, edited by E.L. Risden

Sir Gawain and the classical tradition : essays on the ancient antecedents, edited by E.L. Risden

Label
Sir Gawain and the classical tradition : essays on the ancient antecedents
Title
Sir Gawain and the classical tradition
Title remainder
essays on the ancient antecedents
Statement of responsibility
edited by E.L. Risden
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This collection of essays discusses the way in which the anonymous author of Sir Gawain employs figural echoes of classical materials, cultural memoirs of past British tradition, and romantic re-textualizations of Trojan and British literature"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Risden, Edward L.
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  • Classicism
  • Arthurian romances
  • Romances, English
  • English poetry
  • Knights and knighthood in literature
  • Mythology, Classical, in literature
  • Gawain
Label
Sir Gawain and the classical tradition : essays on the ancient antecedents, edited by E.L. Risden
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction / Stefan Thomas Hall -- Geoffrey of Monmouth and the Gawain poet : remembering Troy / William F. Hodapp -- The treason of Aeneas and the mythographers of Vergil : the classical tradition in Sir Gawain and the green knight / Russell Rutter -- Mortal hopes : the Trojan framework of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight in a doctrinal context / Randi Eldevik -- Ritual sacrifice and the pre-Christian subtext of Gawain's green girdle / Peter H. Goodrich -- Treasonous founders and pious seducers : Aeneas, Gawain, and aporetic romance / Nicholas Haydock -- The "tresounous tulk" in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight / E.L. Risden -- The fierce Achilles in Chaucer, Gower, and the Gawain poet / Rosanne Gasse -- Classical analogues, eastern and western, of Sir Gawain / Zacharias P. Thundy -- Sir Gawain and the Green Knight : classical magic and its function in medieval romance / Mickey Sweeney
Control code
ocm57691852
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
217 p.
Isbn
9780786420735
Lccn
2005012768
Label
Sir Gawain and the classical tradition : essays on the ancient antecedents, edited by E.L. Risden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction / Stefan Thomas Hall -- Geoffrey of Monmouth and the Gawain poet : remembering Troy / William F. Hodapp -- The treason of Aeneas and the mythographers of Vergil : the classical tradition in Sir Gawain and the green knight / Russell Rutter -- Mortal hopes : the Trojan framework of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight in a doctrinal context / Randi Eldevik -- Ritual sacrifice and the pre-Christian subtext of Gawain's green girdle / Peter H. Goodrich -- Treasonous founders and pious seducers : Aeneas, Gawain, and aporetic romance / Nicholas Haydock -- The "tresounous tulk" in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight / E.L. Risden -- The fierce Achilles in Chaucer, Gower, and the Gawain poet / Rosanne Gasse -- Classical analogues, eastern and western, of Sir Gawain / Zacharias P. Thundy -- Sir Gawain and the Green Knight : classical magic and its function in medieval romance / Mickey Sweeney
Control code
ocm57691852
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
217 p.
Isbn
9780786420735
Lccn
2005012768

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