25 Jul Marie Borroff’s acclaimed modern version of the famous Gawain poems. These are personally read by Marie Borroff herself. The Sir Gawain. Marie Edith Borroff (born September 10, ) is an American poet, translator, and the Sterling Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: a new verse translation. JEGPdid not review Marie Borroff’s translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knightwhen it first came out in In fact, almost nobody did. A rare notice came in.

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Borroff’s translation has maintained its popularity over the years, and, indeed, in publishing the critical edition, Norton was responding to repeated requests from professors over the years. Marie Borroff Find more information about: Gawain — Legendary character — Romances. Write a review Rate this item: Finding libraries that hold this item Please verify that you are not a robot.

A rare borrroff came in The Year’s Work in English Studieswhich called it “both accurate and sensitive” p.

Preview this item Preview this item. An example of the latter would be replacing “may heaven requite it” in l. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: From on, most college undergraduates would become familiar with the only medieval English poem that rivals Chaucer and Langland through the lens gawsin Borroff’s rendition.

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Knights and knighthood — Poetry. It knighr captured the original better than Jessie Weston’s two earlier translations, one in prose and one in rhyming alexandrine couplets, and was more accessible to modern readers than the contemporary translation by S.


mariee Presumably, Norton decided to make an exception because Sir Gawain ‘s Middle English is arguably the hardest there is among all the major fourteenth-century works and, for undergraduates, would be nearly as impenetrable as the Old English of Beowulf. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. A new verse translation”. Preview this item Preview this item. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Your list has reached the maximum number of items. The translation as newly published is substantially the same as the one in Cancel Forgot your password? Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. The E-mail Address es field is required.

The name field is required. Please enter the message. A comparison with the translation it replaced in the anthology shows why.