A collection of three medieval English poems, translated by Tolkien for the modern-day reader and containing romance, tragedy, love, sex and honour.More
"The introduction to Gawain is a little masterpiece." (Times Higher Educational Supplement)
"This magnificent Arthurian tale of love, sex, honour, social tact, personal integrity and folk-magic is one of the greatest and most approachable narrative poems in the language. Tolkien's version makes it come triumphantly alive, a moving and consoling elegy." (Birmingham Post)
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Tolkien, Arthurian poetry
Terry Jones did a brilliant reading and Tolkien 's translation of these poems are the best around.
Don't worry Arthur. I've got this. (Gawain)
It was great listening to something of such an ancient date. I may have never listened to this before, but then I saw J.R.R. Tolkien and thought I could give it a try. It's a good story.
The first appearance of the Green Knight.
I cannot say.
I did not. It's a great short story. I don't remember how old it is, but what a great way to get people interested in ancient stories by having a great and well known Author rewrite it.
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