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The Penn Press list for fall 2017 includes hardcover releases, first-time paperbacks, and ebook editions intended for scholars, students, and serious general readers worldwide. Click here to explore our forthcoming books, grouped by subject area.

Seeing the Gawain-Poet
Description and the Act of Perception

Sarah Stanbury

178 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 illus.
Cloth 1992 | ISBN 9780812231090 | $79.95 | €69.95 | Buy from De Gruyter
Ebook 2016 | ISBN 9781512808285 | $79.95 | €69.95 | Buy from De Gruyter
This book is available under special arrangement from our European publishing partner De Gruyter.
An Anniversary Collection volume

Offers the full-length study of the descriptive art found in four medieval poems: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Purity, and Patience.

Sarah Stanbury is Monsignor Murray Professor in the Arts and Humanities at the College of the Holy Cross. She is the author of The Visual Object of Desire in Late Medieval England and coeditor, with Linda Lomperis, of Feminist Approaches to the Body in Medieval Literature, both published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.

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