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- DescriptionThis verse translation of one of the tales of the Arthurian cycle uses a modern alliterative pattern. Originating from the north-west Midlands, it is based on two separate ancient Celtic motifs of the Beheading and the Exchange of Winnings, brought together by the anonymous 14th-century poet.
- Author BiographyAustralian born-poet and translator, Keith Harrison taught for 30 years at Carleton College, Minnesota. He has published many books of poetry and translation including Points in a Journey (Macmillan), The Basho Poems (Minneapolis) and A Burning of Applewood (Northfield, Black Willow). Helen Cooper is Professor of English Language and Literature, and Tutorial Fellow at University College, Oxford. She is the editor of Malory's Le Morte Darthur in the Oxford World's Classics series.
- PublisherOxford University Press
- Date of Publication05/11/1998
- GenrePoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Series TitleOxford World's Classics
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOxford Paperbacks
- Out-of-print date10/03/2010
- Weight135 g
- Width129 mm
- Height196 mm
- Spine11 mm
- Edited byHelen Cooper
- Translated byKeith Harrison
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
- Edition StatementNew edition
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