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This Middle-English poem about the moral testing of a young hero is commonly described as the greatest Arthurian romance in our literary tradition. It is a question still as to who the author is, but this poet is considered second only to Chaucer.
About the Author
JOHN GARDNER (1926-2007) was the author of forty-three books, including the acclaimed Boysie Oakes series and fourteen James Bond novels.
Table of Contents
A Note on the Text.
A Note on Interpretation and the Use of this Volume.
Language and Style.
Summaries and Commentaries.