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

Art and tradition in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, /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
/Larry D. Benson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Benson, Larry Dean
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2065.G31
LC item number
B4 1965
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gawain (Legendary character)
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Manuscripts, English (Middle)
  • Arthurian romances
  • Romances, English
  • Knights and knighthood in literature
Label
Art and tradition in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, /Larry D. Benson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-301) and index
Contents
  • 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"
  • The sources
  • 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 function of "sources" in romance
  • 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
  • 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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 316 p.
Lccn
65019398
System control number
  • 463066-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)463066
  • (Sirsi) o00285751
  • (OCoLC)285751
Label
Art and tradition in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, /Larry D. Benson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-301) and index
Contents
  • 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"
  • The sources
  • 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 function of "sources" in romance
  • 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
  • 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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 316 p.
Lccn
65019398
System control number
  • 463066-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)463066
  • (Sirsi) o00285751
  • (OCoLC)285751

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