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The Alliterative Morte Arthure
by Valerie Krishna
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One of the finest narrative poems of the Middle Ages translated in its entirety by a recognized authority on the poem. This volume represents an important chapter in the evolution of the Arthurian legend. It is marked as an epic poem by its celebration of battle and conquest and its unsentimental depiction of combat and death.
About the Author
Valerie Krishna is Professor of English at City College in New York. She is the author of "The Alliterative Morte Arthure: A Critical Edition" (1976), the poem in the original Middle English, with introduction, critical and textual notes, and glossary.
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