Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo Summary
J. R. R. Tolkien

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo Summary

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a compilation of three Medieval English poems translated by the famous twentieth century author and philologist J. R. R. Tolkien. All of the poems are translated from Middle English, the English language as spoken between 1066 and around 1470, a language on which Tolkien remains a great historical expert.

The first poem and the longest is Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. The story is something of a...

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