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The Resource Art and tradition in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, [by] Larry D. Benson

Art and tradition in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, [by] Larry D. Benson

Label
Art and tradition in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Title
Art and tradition in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Statement of responsibility
[by] Larry D. Benson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Benson, Larry Dean
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Manuscripts, English (Middle)
  • Arthurian romances
  • Romances, English
  • Knights and knighthood in literature
  • Gawain
Label
Art and tradition in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, [by] Larry D. Benson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sources. The function of "sources" in romance ; The origins of the beheading tale ; The beheading tale in Caradoc ; The Gawain-poet's treatment of the beheading tale ; The source of the temptation episode ; The temptation as a test of courtesy -- Literary convention and characterization in Sir Gawain. The description of the Green Knight ; The literary green man ; The literary wild man ; The wild man as villain ; The greenness of the Green Knight ; Gawain's perfection ; Gawain's traditional imperfections -- The style. The development of the Middle English alliterative line ; Traditional formulas and the new "high style" ; Variation: the synonyms ; The aesthetic function of the synonyms ; Variation: the syntax ; The analytic function of the syntax ; Variation: the narrative structure -- The narrative and descriptive techniques. The narrative orders in Sir Gawain ; Concrete description in the alliterative tradition ; The alternating points of view ; Narrative technique as characterization ; The narrator's voice -- The meaning. Renown in the beheading episode ; The theme of identity and Gawain's failure ; The guide's temptation of Gawain ; The new test at the Green Chapel ; The return to Camelot -- Appendix. The prose redaction of the Caradoc beheading tale
Control code
285751
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 316 pages
Lccn
65019398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)493271
Label
Art and tradition in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, [by] Larry D. Benson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sources. The function of "sources" in romance ; The origins of the beheading tale ; The beheading tale in Caradoc ; The Gawain-poet's treatment of the beheading tale ; The source of the temptation episode ; The temptation as a test of courtesy -- Literary convention and characterization in Sir Gawain. The description of the Green Knight ; The literary green man ; The literary wild man ; The wild man as villain ; The greenness of the Green Knight ; Gawain's perfection ; Gawain's traditional imperfections -- The style. The development of the Middle English alliterative line ; Traditional formulas and the new "high style" ; Variation: the synonyms ; The aesthetic function of the synonyms ; Variation: the syntax ; The analytic function of the syntax ; Variation: the narrative structure -- The narrative and descriptive techniques. The narrative orders in Sir Gawain ; Concrete description in the alliterative tradition ; The alternating points of view ; Narrative technique as characterization ; The narrator's voice -- The meaning. Renown in the beheading episode ; The theme of identity and Gawain's failure ; The guide's temptation of Gawain ; The new test at the Green Chapel ; The return to Camelot -- Appendix. The prose redaction of the Caradoc beheading tale
Control code
285751
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 316 pages
Lccn
65019398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)493271

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