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208 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781786941435

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Description and Narrative in Middle English Alliterative Poetry

Thorlac Turville-Petre

Liverpool University Press

Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies LUP

  • A literary study of Middle English alliterative poetry by a recognised authority - Thorlac Turville-Petre is a major figure in this field
  • Offers a series of tightly focussed analyses of the narrative art of all the major alliterative poems, from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight to Mum and the Sothsegger
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