Norton Critical Editions:Medieval Literature

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    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    Marie Borroff, Laura L. Howes, Marie Borroff

    First Edition


    This long-awaited Norton Critical Edition of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight includes Marie Borroff’s celebrated, newly revised verse translation with supporting materials not to be found in any other single volume.

  • 9780393938371 72

    Beowulf: A Verse Translation

    Seamus Heaney, Daniel Donoghue

    Second Edition


    “Accomplishes what before now had seemed impossible: a faithful rendering that is simultaneously an original and gripping poem in its own right.” —New York Times Book Review

  • 9781324000563 72

    The Canterbury Tales: Seventeen Tales and the General Prologue

    Geoffrey Chaucer, V. A. Kolve, Glending Olson

    Third Edition


    This Norton Critical Edition includes:

    • The medieval masterpiece’s most popular tales, including—new to the Third Edition—The Man of Law’s...

  • 9780393932683 72

    Marie de France: Poetry

    Marie de France, Dorothy Gilbert, Dorothy Gilbert

    First Edition


    Marie de France's beautiful poems of courtly love, enchantment and mystery are now available in a Norton Critical Edition.

  • 9780393935622 72

    The Decameron

    Giovanni Boccaccio, Wayne A. Rebhorn, Wayne A. Rebhorn

    First Edition


    “If you want the true, mixed, fourteenth-century book that Boccaccio wrote, choose Rebhorn.”—Joan Acocella, The New Yorker