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King Arthur's Death: Stanzaic Morte Arthur and Alliterative Morte Arthure
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Western Michigan Univ Medieval
Publication date November 1, 1994
Binding Paperback
Edition Revised
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781879288386
ISBN-10 1879288389
Dimensions 1 by 7.25 by 10.25 in.
Weight 1.30 lbs.
Original list price $24.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Professor Benson's edition of the Stanzaic Morte Arthur and the Alliterative Morte Arthure has been long out of print. Benson's edition of these important Middle English poems is here revised and updated by Professor Edward E. Foster, taking into account recent scholarship, to once again be available and accessible to students. The romances included here are two of the best, most significant Arthurian romances in Middle English, which complement each other in terms of style and content. While the Alliterative Morte Arthure belongs to the Alliterative Revival movement, replete with details of fourteenth century warfare, the Stanzaic Morte Arthur represents a briefer, quicker-paced, yet more sentimental English adaptation of the French Mort Artu. This edition-with contextualizing introductions, helpful glosses, plentiful notes, and useful glossary-comprises a great introduction to Middle English Arthuriana for students of the Middle Ages.

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Revised edition from Western Michigan Univ Medieval (November 1, 1994)
9781879288386 | details & prices | 7.25 × 10.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $24.95
About: Professor Benson's edition of the Stanzaic Morte Arthur and the Alliterative Morte Arthure has been long out of print.

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