The Alliterative Morte Arthure

The Alliterative Morte Arthure

A New Verse Translation

Book - 1983
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One of the finest narrative poems of the Middle Ages translated in its entirety by a recognized authority on the poem. This volume represents an important chapter in the evolution of the Arthurian legend. It is marked as an epic poem by its celebration of battle and conquest and its unsentimental depiction of combat and death.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : University Press of America, ©1983
ISBN: 9780819130365
0819130362
9780819130358
0819130354
Call Number: 821.1 A439 1983
Characteristics: xxx, 113 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Krishna, Valerie

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(Early 1300's) This is a different and earlier work than Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur (that follows on this list). "One of the finest narrative poems of the Middle Ages, it is an important chapter in the evolution of the Arthurian legend. It is marked as an epic poem by its celebrat... Read More »


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