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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl and Sir Orfeo

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl and Sir Orfeo
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AuthorJ.R.R. Tolkien (translation), Christopher Tolkien (editor)
PublisherLondon: George Allen & Unwin
ReleasedSeptember 1975
Pages148
ISBN0345277600

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl and Sir Orfeo is a collection of four translations of Middle English texts (Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Sir Orfeo and "Gawain's Leave-taking") by J.R.R. Tolkien, published posthumously by Christopher Tolkien.

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SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT, PEARL, and SIR ORFEO are masterpieces of a remote and exotic age--the age of chivalry and wizards, knights and holy quests. Yet it is only in the unique artistry and imagination of J.R.R. Tolken that the language, romance, and power of these great stories comes to life for modern readers, in this masterful and compelling new translation.

[edit] 2020 Deluxe edition

On 30 April 2020, a deluxe slipcased edition was published by HarperCollins. The new edition includes the chapter "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" from The Monsters and the Critics, a facsimile of the fourth verse of Tolkien's manuscript of "Gawain's Leave-Taking" (followed by an early draft of part of the opening Canto of "The Gest of Beren and Lúthien"), and a facsimile of the first three verses of Tolkien's manuscript of "Gawain's Leave-Taking".[1]

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References

  1. "Upcoming Tolkien Books", Tolkien Collector's Guide (accessed 4 April 2020)