A companion to the Gawain-poet

Brewer, Derek and Gibson, Jonathan eds. (1997). A companion to the Gawain-poet. Arthurian Studies, 38. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer.

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A collection of introductory essays on the fourteenth-century poems in the 'Gawain-Poet' manuscript (British Library MS Cotton Nero A.x): Pearl, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Cleanness and Patience. Topics include authorship, the manuscript, theology, armour, hunting, jewels, gender, historical contexts, source material, allegory and film adaptations.

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