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The poem as green girdle commercium in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by R. A. Shoaf

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Published by University Presses of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gawain and the Grene Knight,
  • Gawain (Legendary character) -- Romances -- History and criticism,
  • Arthurian romances -- History and criticism,
  • Knights and knighthood in literature,
  • Circumcision in literature,
  • Commerce in literature,
  • Chivalry in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementR.A. Shoaf.
SeriesUniversity of Florida monographs., no. 55
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2065.G31 S53 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 105 p. ;
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2840436M
ISBN 100813007666
LC Control Number84002285

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R.A. Shoaf’s book The Poem as Green Girdleand his essay “The ‘Syngne of Surfet’ and the Surfeit of Signs” each provide crucial foundations for my reading of . R. A. Shoaf is Alumni Professor of English in the University of Florida, has published ten books, including The Poem as Green Girdle: 'Commercium' in 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight' (Florida, ), Milton, Poet of Duality (Florida, ), and Thomas Usk: 'The Testament of Love' (Kalamazoo, ). Woman With Girdle poem by Anne Sexton. Your midriff sags toward your knees your breast lie down in air their nipples as uninvolved. Page. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight The Green Girdle and Gawain Carissa Kwan "On Sir Gawain that girdle of green appeared fine! It looked rich on that red cloth, and rightly adorned."-Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Lines In the poem, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Gawain's acceptance of the green girdle shows his hidden character of.