Gawain


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(Arthurian legend) a nephew of Arthur and one of the knights of the Round Table

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When we were filming we weren't privy to what would happen with our characters in the long term, but when I got the script for the finale, what Gawain becomes made sense to me.
January will see the second and concluding Gawain themed exhibition at Martin Tinney Gallery, with all fourteen prints on show, accompanied by art historian James Russell's insightful observations on the images.
It was while on an evening out in Wrexham that Dan, 27, pointed to a woman across the bar who he'd noticed looking over at Gawain and told him: "You should talk to her.
The propensity of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight to be read in such divergent ways, owing in great part to the question of the motivation of the court's laughter, has helped to make it "one of the most discussed of medieval texts," as Tony Davenport has observed (399).
Anew exhibition by Clive Hicks-Jenkins features paintings and drawings based on Gawain and the Green Knight - a classic, vividly translated for the 21st century by Simon Armitage.
John Ridland; SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT; Able Muse Press (Children's: Young Adult Fiction) 29.
He was a founder of the Pentangle -- which he named after the five-pointed star, symbolizing five virtues, on the shield of Sir Gawain in the medieval Arthurian poem "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight'' -- in 1968 with guitarist Bert Jansch, singer Jacqui McShee, bassist Danny Thompson and drummer Terry Cox.
For instance, sleep is ethically loaded in the early fourteenth-century Ywain and Gawain, where King Arthur and Queen Guenevere fall asleep after a meal:
In the present article I would like to focus on the manifestations of courtesy and politeness in one particular late fourteenth-century Middle English alliterative romance, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Perceval and Gawain in Dark Mirrors: Reflection and Reflexivity in Chretien de Troyes's Conte del Graal
It was a term that may have been used by knights in medieval battle to ask for quarter and is recorded as long ago as the 14th century in the poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Morgan appears again in this guise in the marvelous Middle English poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (3) where she is the organizing principle behind the appearance of the monstrous green giant at Camelot.
Invitation for Bids: Gawain lane water and sanitary sewer improvements
SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT: IN A MODERN ENGLISH VERSION WITH A CRITICAL INTRODUCTION.
In Queering Medieval Genres Tison Pugh analyses Arthurian romance and a reading from queer perspective of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, which enables "a better understanding of Christianity through the dynamics of a sadomasochistic relationship with the Christian divine" (108; further, on queer theory and medieval literature, see e.