Gawain and the Green Knight (The World's Greatest Myths and Legends) (Paperback)

Gawain and the Green Knight (The World's Greatest Myths and Legends) By Alan Lupack (Introduction by), J.K. Jackson (Editor) Cover Image
By Alan Lupack (Introduction by), J.K. Jackson (Editor)
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The classic medieval tale that brings romance, chivalry and adventure to the modern reader, and inspired the powerful 2021 movie, Green Knight

A mighty warrior interrupts King Arthur's banquet to challenge the astonished revellers to a binding act of combat. Out of sheer bravado Gawain leaps to the fray and his actions lead to a series of strange and incredible adventures. The perfect companion to Beowulf, Gawain is a treasure of medieval literature, brought to life in the 2021 movie Green Knight starring Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander and Joel Edgerton. An Arthurian legend of note it revels in its Celtic origins, playing with the mysteries of chivalric romance, the warrior hero and the deeper truths of eternal life.

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About the Author


Alan Lupack is the author of The Oxford Guide to Arthurian Literature and Legend, and co-author of King Arthur in America. He is Former President of the North American Branch of the International Arthurian Society. Currently, he is Associate editor of the TEAMS Middle English Texts series. Alan created the electronic database The Camelot Project.

Jake Jackson has written, edited and contributed to over 20 books on mythology and folklore. Related works include studies of Babylonian creation myths, the philosophy of time and William Blake's use of mythology in his visionary literature.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781804175835
ISBN-10: 1804175838
Publisher: Flame Tree 451
Publication Date: October 10th, 2023
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: The World's Greatest Myths and Legends