"Traditions and Renewals" by Marie Borroff

Traditions and Renewals Chaucer, the Gawain-Poet and Beyond Marie Borroff

Publication date:
01 Jun 2003
288 pages: 234 x 156 x 17mm
black & white illustrations

In this book Marie Borroff brings her expertise as a medievalist, literary critic, poet, and philologist to bear on problems of central importance in the poetry of Chaucer and his nameless contemporary, the Gawain-or Pearl-poet.

Marie Borroff is Sterling Professor of English, Emeritus, at Yale University. Her verse-translations of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Patience, and Pearl are well known, and she is the author of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A Stylistic and Metrical Study, and a collection of poems, Stars and Other Signs, both published by Yale University Press.