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Marie Borroff (Editor and Translator of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight)

With Margery Kempethey split the difference—Lynn Staley is listed as both translator and editor, but the text is more modernized than translated, attempting to sir gawain and the green knight marie borroff “as faithful mmarie the original Middle English as possible, without sounding archaic” back cover.

The translation as newly published is substantially the same as the one in Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. By contrast, Borroff, who already had written a metrical study of the poem before undertaking its translation, strove not only gaawain be as accurate as possible in a nonliteral verse translation but also to convey as fully as possible the flexibility and musical effects of that verse, jolts and all.


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But it also regularized the meter, with no more than two unstressed syllables between stressed ones, and for some reason eliminated the alliteration in the wheels, downplaying the poet’s blend of native sir gawain and the green knight marie borroff and French rhyming verse traditions. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: An example of the latter would be replacing “may heaven requite it” in l.


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Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Marie Borroff Find more information about: Please enter recipient e-mail address es. Despite the retention borrofd a few obscure Middle English words, there is some risk in these adaptations of losing the flavor of the northern dialect or some of the strangeness that can make the experience of the poem special for a However, formatting rules can sir gawain and the green knight marie borroff widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

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Home About Help Search. Criticism collects ten interpretive essays on the poem s central themes. See all 6 brand new listings.