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Gustafson, Kevin. "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight." A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c.1350 - c.1500. 


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    • Adapting the Arthurian Legends for Children : Essays on Arthurian Juvenilia. By Barbara Tepa Lupack
    • Beowulf - A Pagan Hero : A Modern Poetic Translation. By Julie Boyden
    • From Roman Britain to Norman England. by P. H. Sawyer
    • Fundamentals of Medieval and Early Modern Culture : Friendship in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Age : Explorations of a Fundamental Ethical Discourse. By Albrecht Classen and Marilyn Sandidge 
    • Gender and History in Medieval English Romance and Chronicle. By Laura D. Barefield
    • Medieval and Renaissance Authors and Texts, Volume 2 : Heroic Identity in the World of Beowulf. By Scott Gwara
    • Medieval Conduct. By Kathleen M. Ashley
    • Medieval Identity Machines. By Jeffrey Jerome Cohen
    • SUNY series in Medieval Studies : Reform and Resistance : Formations of Female Subjectivity in Early Medieval Ecclesiastical Culture. By Helene Scheck

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    Book: A Companion to Beowulf

    Taver, Ruth Johnston. "The Character of Beowulf." A Companion to BeowulfWestport: Greenwood, 2005. 120-121. Print.


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