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My brother ordered this book for his high school English class and was surprised to see it come so quickly.
The framing of the tale attempts to claim a noble heritage for England from Troy like the Roman poet Vergil had done for Rome with his AENEID.
Tolkein, in an appendix to his version, gives a clear and enlightening explanation of the principles of this kind of poetry.
If you love Joseph Campbell, you have to love Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. A classic Hero's journey. Be sure to watch his pbs interview with Bill Moyer. It's a classic too!Published 13 days ago by Lisa Brown
I read this after taking a course on medieval history because it was mentioned, expecting to suffer through it. It was wonderfully descriptive. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Vernon Fueston
I first read this fine translation of the classic Arthurian poem as a teenager back in 1969. Recently I picked up my old copy & re-read it -- what a pleasure! Read morePublished 11 months ago by William Timothy Lukeman
King Arthur's stories always seem to appeal - my college son said he liked it and that it helped to have the Cliffs Notes since the story is poem or in poem format . . . Read morePublished 19 months ago by Bailey Rose
My brother ordered this book for his high school English class and was surprised to see it come so quickly. It was a pleasant surprise that we both loved.Published 22 months ago by LadyRed