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Product Description: Heyawake is a fun and addicting binary-determination logic puzzle. This book is ideal if you know how to play Heyawake no matter their size, but you find our hard Heyawake puzzles too difficult. You get the perfect mix of different sizes of Heyawake to keep you entertained for weeks...read more

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9781508564324 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 20, 2015, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Heyawake is a fun and addicting binary-determination logic puzzle.
9780451628237, titled "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" | Reissue edition (New Amer Library, January 1, 1984), cover price $5.99 | also contains Sir Gawain and the Green Knight | About this edition: The Green Knight, a mysteriously powerful creature, tests the honor and courage of King Arthur's youngest knight

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Product Description: This book presents the manuscript of the original poem, from the Ireland Blackburne MS. The composition is from some time between the late 14th and late 15th century. Originally published in 1984, this book introduces the manuscript with historical details and discussion of its language, structure and sources, including a bibliography of related studies...read more
By Roger Dahood (editor)

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9781138778030, titled "The Avowing of King Arthur" | Routledge, July 28, 2014, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: This book presents the manuscript of the original poem, from the Ireland Blackburne MS.
9780824094270 | Taylor & Francis, September 1, 1984, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: This book presents the manuscript of the original poem, from the Ireland Blackburne MS.

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Composed during the fourteenth century in the English Midlands, this work describes the events that follow when a mysterious green-coloured knight rides into King Arthur's Camelot in deep mid-winter. Blending Celtic myth and Christian faith, it is among the Middle English poems: a tale of magic, chivalry and seduction.

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9780140424539 | Penguin Classics, April 24, 2007, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Composed during the fourteenth century in the English Midlands, this work describes the events that follow when a mysterious green-coloured knight rides into King Arthur's Camelot in deep mid-winter.

By Daniel Donoghue (foreword by)

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9781933202891 | Bilingual edition (West Virginia Univ Pr, May 1, 2012), cover price $12.99

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By John Gardner (introduced by) and Fritz Kredel (contributor)

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9780226283289 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 1, 2011), cover price $16.00

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Product Description: Of the five poems contained in this book, two are acknowledged masterpieces. The plot of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, an Arthurian romance, brilliantly interweaves elements of suspense and high comedy. Pearl, a dream vision, presents its poignant story of the education of a misguided Christian soul in metrically intricate and verbally ornate stanzas that add up to an overarching numerical design...read more
By Marie Borroff (trans)

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9780393912357 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 6, 2011), cover price $22.55 | About this edition: Of the five poems contained in this book, two are acknowledged masterpieces.

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Product Description: A mysterious knight all in green arrives at King Arthur's court and issues a bizarre challenge. Gawain answers the knight―but at what cost? This new translation keeps all the poetic power of the original's extraordinary alliteration...read more

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9781603846196 | Hackett Pub Co Inc, September 30, 2011, cover price $33.00 | About this edition: A dazzling recreation of the most memorable Middle English poem, and one that captures the original alliterative verse in all its dimensions: sense, sound, and rhythm.

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9780141393704 | Reissue edition (Penguin Classics, October 29, 2013), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Legends from the Ancient North: Five classics of Norse literature that inspired J.
9781603846189 | Hackett Pub Co Inc, September 30, 2011, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: A dazzling recreation of the most memorable Middle English poem, and one that captures the original alliterative verse in all its dimensions: sense, sound, and rhythm.

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9781522634195 | Mp3 una edition (Naxos Audiobooks Ltd, May 31, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A mysterious knight all in green arrives at King Arthur's court and issues a bizarre challenge.

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Product Description: This long-awaited Norton Critical Edition of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight includes Marie Borroff’s celebrated, newly revised verse translation with supporting materials not to be found in any other single volume. The text is accompanied by a detailed introduction, an essay on the metrical form, the translator’s note, marginal glosses, and explanatory annotations to assist readers in the study of this canonical Arthurian romance...read more
By Marie Borroff (editor) and Laura L. Howes (editor)

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9780393930252 | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, November 18, 2009), cover price $21.30 | About this edition: This long-awaited Norton Critical Edition of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight includes Marie Borroff’s celebrated, newly revised verse translation with supporting materials not to be found in any other single volume.

By Helen Cooper (introduced by)

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9780199540167 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 1, 2008, cover price $10.95

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A poetic translation of the classic Arthurian story is an edition in alliterative language and rhyme of the epic confrontation between a young Round Table hero and a green-clad stranger who compels him to meet his destiny at the Green Chapel.

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9780393060485 | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 30, 2007, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A poetic translation of the classic Arthurian story is an edition in alliterative language and rhyme of the epic confrontation between a young Round Table hero and a green-clad stranger who compels him to meet his destiny at the Green Chapel.

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9780393334159 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, November 2, 2008), cover price $14.95

Product Description: A splendid new translation of the classic Arthurian tale of enchantment, adventure, and romance, presented alongside the original Middle English text.It is the height of Christmas and New Year’s revelry when an enormous knight with brilliant green clothes and skin descends upon King Arthur’s court...read more
By W. S. Merwin (editor)

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9780375709920 | Reprint edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 1, 2004), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The Green Knight, a mysterious and powerful creature, offers a fateful and deadly challenge that tests the honor and courage of Gawain, King Arthur's youngest knight.

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9781435290129 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 29, 2008), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: A splendid new translation of the classic Arthurian tale of enchantment, adventure, and romance, presented alongside the original Middle English text.

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Product Description: Der Stellenkommentar schließt eine Lücke der bisherigen ‘Crône’-Forschung. Er widmet sich dem unmittelbaren Textverständnis des um 1220 entstandenen Artusromans, indem er vor allem auf Aufbau, Textkritik, Verständnisprobleme und Motivverbindungen innerhalb und außerhalb des Texts eingeht, verbunden mit Sacherklärungen und Forschungsbericht...read more

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9783110185959 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, August 30, 2006, cover price $293.00 | About this edition: Der Stellenkommentar schließt eine Lücke der bisherigen ‘Crône’-Forschung.

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Product Description: This prose rendering of a poem from the late fourteenth century (or earlier) recounts an adventure undertaken by King Arthur's famous nephew, Sir Gawain. Brave and chivalrous, faithful to his word and ever-mindful of his honor, as well as others', Gawain represents the model of knightly grace...read more

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9780486431918 | Dover Pubns, August 22, 2003, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: This prose rendering of a poem from the late fourteenth century (or earlier) recounts an adventure undertaken by King Arthur's famous nephew, Sir Gawain.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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9780019517768, titled "Physics of Ferromagnetism" | Clarendon Pr, June 1, 1997, cover price $55.01 | also contains Physics of Ferromagnetism

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9781417825820 | Turtleback Books, June 1, 2003, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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The Green Knight, a mysterious and powerful creature, offers a fateful and deadly challenge that tests the honor and courage of Gawain, King Arthur's youngest knight.
By W. S. Merwin (editor)

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9780375414763 | 1 edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 2002), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: The Green Knight, a mysterious and powerful creature, offers a fateful and deadly challenge that tests the honor and courage of Gawain, King Arthur's youngest knight.

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The Green Knight, a mysterious and powerful creature, offers a fateful and deadly challenge that tests the honor and courage of Gawain, King Arthur's youngest knight. Reprint.
By Burton Raffel (editor)

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9780451528186 | Reissue edition (Signet Classic, October 1, 2001), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: The Green Knight, a mysteriously powerful creature, tests the honor and courage of King Arthur's youngest knight.
9789990854268 | Reissue edition (Signet Classic, October 1, 2001), cover price $0.02
9780451628237 | Reissue edition (New Amer Library, January 1, 1984), cover price $5.99 | also contains Heyawake Mixed Grids - Medium - 276 Logic Puzzles | About this edition: The Green Knight, a mysteriously powerful creature, tests the honor and courage of King Arthur's youngest knight

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9780613234832 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: The Green Knight, a mysteriously powerful creature, tests the honor and courage of King Arthur's youngest knight.

Provides translations of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Patience. (view table of contents)
By Marie Borroff (editor)

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9780393976588 | W W Norton & Co Inc, December 1, 2000, cover price $18.50 | About this edition: Provides translations of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Patience.
9789990853803 | W W Norton & Co Inc, December 1, 2000, cover price $0.02

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Product Description: This comprehensive, critical edition of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is the fruit of William Vantuono's research on the fourteenth-century romance. In combining fantasy and realism, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight praises court life with an undercurrent of satire against a declining chivalric ideal...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By William Vantuono (editor)

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9780268017675 | Rev sub edition (Univ of Notre Dame Pr, January 1, 1998), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: This comprehensive, critical edition of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is the fruit of William Vantuono's research on the fourteenth-century romance.
9780824060985 | Taylor & Francis, March 1, 1991, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: By combining fantasy and realism, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight praises court life with an undercurrent of satire against a declining chivalric ideal.

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Product Description: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is probably the most skillfuly told story in the whole of the English Arthurian cycle. Originating from the north-west midlands of England, it is based on two ancient Celtic motifs--the Beheading and the Exchange of Winnings--brought together by the anonymous 14th century author...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Helen Cooper (editor) and Keith Harrison (editor)

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9780192833341 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 4, 1999, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is probably the most skillfuly told story in the whole of the English Arthurian cycle.

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Product Description: From the north-west midlands, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight dates from the second half of the 14th century. Gawain, a knight in Arthur's court, takes up the challenge of the Green Knight, and cuts off his head. The Knight informs Gawain he will have his revenge...read more

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9780460875103 | Reprint edition (Everyman, May 15, 1996), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: From the north-west midlands, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight dates from the second half of the 14th century.
9780460871013, titled "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Cleanness, Patience" | Reprint edition (Tuttle Pub, September 1, 1991), cover price $6.95 | also contains Rousseau and Voltaire: The Lives of the Two Most Famous Intellectuals of the Enlightenment

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Product Description: This volume is the first affordable, modern collection of all eleven of the known Middle English Gawain tales, and aims to make these texts accessible to a wider, contemporary audience. These poems-The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnelle, Sir Gawain and the Carle of Carlisle, The Avowyng of Arthur, The Awyntrs off Arthur, The Knightly Tale of Gologras and Gawain, The Greene Knight, The Turke and Sir Gawain, The Marriage of Sir Gawain, The Carle of Carlisle, The Jeaste of Sir Gawain, and King Arthur and King Cornwall-are united by their common concern with the theme of chivalry...read more
By Consortium for the Teaching of the Middle Ages (corporate author), Thomas Hahn (editor) and University of Rochester (corporate author)

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9781879288591 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, June 1, 1995, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This volume is the first affordable, modern collection of all eleven of the known Middle English Gawain tales, and aims to make these texts accessible to a wider, contemporary audience.

Product Description: First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
By Nancy B. Black (editor)

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9780815318972 | Routledge, October 1, 1994, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: First published in 1995.

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Product Description: This edition presents, for the first time, the entire oeuvre of the Pearl poet with both the original Middle English works and complete verse translations. Poet and scholar Casey Finch uses anapestic tetrameters (and iambic tetrameter for Pearl) in his translations rather than the accented tetrameters of the originals, thus achieving the rhythmic regularity the poems would have displayed when performed to music, as they surely were meant to be...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780520068742 | Univ of California Pr, April 1, 1993, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This edition presents, for the first time, the entire oeuvre of the Pearl poet with both the original Middle English works and complete verse translations.

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9780520078710 | Univ of California Pr, April 1, 1993, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: This edition presents, for the first time, the entire oeuvre of the Pearl poet with both the original Middle English works and complete verse translations.

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Product Description: This volume offers the complete text of a poem which, although an acknowledged masterpiece of medieval literature, makes abnormal demands upon the reader by reason of its subtle exploitation both of a difficult dialect of Middle English and of the special idiom of alliterative verse...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By R. A. Waldron (editor)

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9780810103276 | Northwestern Univ Pr, June 1, 1970, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This volume offers the complete text of a poem which, although an acknowledged masterpiece of medieval literature, makes abnormal demands upon the reader by reason of its subtle exploitation both of a difficult dialect of Middle English and of the special idiom of alliterative verse.

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9780810103283 | Reprint edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, September 1, 1992), cover price $21.00 | About this edition: This volume offers the complete text of a poem which, although an acknowledged masterpiece of medieval literature, makes abnormal demands upon the reader by reason of its subtle exploitation both of a difficult dialect of Middle English and of the special idiom of alliterative verse.

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