Gawain and the green knight

This beautifully dramatized version of the late-14th-century poem offers a bonanza to the English teacher: one of the best known of the Arthurian legends, a portrait of life in Arthurian days as the Pearl poet imagined it, a baker's dozen of discussion topics about human virtue and human imperfectab... Full description

Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other Authors: Films Media Group., FremantleMedia.
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c1991.
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Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.
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500 |a Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 26, 2005. 
500 |a Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware. 
505 0 |a Sir Gawain Begins His Journey (4:21) -- Yuletide Celebration (5:56) -- Christmas Game (5:53) -- Green Knight's Challenge (2:52) -- The Castle (4:41) -- Sir Gawain Meets the Lady (5:42) -- Sir Gawain Reveals His Covenant (2:53) -- First Seduction (3:46) -- The Hunt and the Game (4:26) -- Second Seduction (4:50) -- Gawain's Second Test Continues (2:42) -- The Gift -- The Green Sash (6:59) -- Gawain Keeps His Word (4:37) -- The Green Church (5:47) -- Gawain's Confrontation with the Knight (2:44) -- Absolution (3:17) -- Honor of Imperfection (1:37) 
506 |a Access requires authentication through Films on Demand. 
520 |a This beautifully dramatized version of the late-14th-century poem offers a bonanza to the English teacher: one of the best known of the Arthurian legends, a portrait of life in Arthurian days as the Pearl poet imagined it, a baker's dozen of discussion topics about human virtue and human imperfectability-and a fascinating plot involving a challenge by the Green Knight (green is of course the color of magic), who departs Arthur's castle holding his own head, which Gawain has just lopped off; Gawain's quest to keep his word and prove his worthiness while remaining alive; and the very moral surprise ending. 
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650 0 |a British literature  |x History and criticism. 
650 0 |a English literature  |y Middle English, 1100-1500. 
650 0 |a Irish literature  |x History and criticism. 
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655 0 |a Internet videos. 
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710 2 |a Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm) 
710 2 |a Films Media Group. 
710 2 |a FremantleMedia. 
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