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Borroff, Marie

Overview
Works: 35 works in 181 publications in 2 languages and 9,156 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Romances  Arthurian romances  Anecdotes  Fiction  Festschriften 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Narrator, Performer, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PS3537.T4753, 821.1
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Most widely held works about Marie Borroff
 
Most widely held works by Marie Borroff
Wallace Stevens; a collection of critical essays by Marie Borroff( Book )

26 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. A new verse translation by Marie Borroff( Book )

23 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table are in the middle of a Christmas feast when a green-skinned knight offers them a simple but deadly challenge. A challenge the brave Sir Gawain quickly-and fatefully-accepts
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight : a stylistic and metrical study by Marie Borroff( Book )

27 editions published between 1962 and 1973 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language and the poet : verbal artistry in Frost, Stevens, and Moore by Marie Borroff( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pearl : a new verse translation by Marie Borroff( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditions and renewals : Chaucer, the Gawain-poet, and beyond by Marie Borroff( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In new interpretations of a number of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Marie Borroff finds mutually corroborating signs of reformist sympathies on the poet's part. She adds an original comprehensive theory to the array of past speculations about the identity of the Green Knight, and shows how, in Pearl, variations in genre and style play against the single line of the dramatic action to give the poem its unique intricacy and power. Her interest in sound symbolism comes to the fore in her analyses of Chaucer's characteristically English way of rhyming and the function of clusters of key-words linked by sound in Beowulf and Sir Gawain. She also reveals a series of double meanings in one of Hamlet's last speeches."--Jacket
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight : an authoritative translation, contexts, criticism by Marie Borroff( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a scholarly translation, an essay on the metrical form, translator's notes, and explanatory annotations of the canonical Arthurian romance
The endless knot : essays on old and middle English in honor of Marie Borroff( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stars and other signs : poems by Marie Borroff( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogues from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. : Dialogues from Pearl( Recording )

8 editions published in 1965 in 3 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogen uit een Middelengelse hoofse ridderroman en een allegorisch gedicht
The Gawain poet : complete works : Patience, Cleanness, Pearl, Saint Erkenwald, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Gawain Poet( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogues from Pearl( Recording )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Richard Selzer reader : Blood and ink by Richard Selzer( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Richard Selzer reader: Blood and Ink is a career-spanning collection, including major short stories and essays by the renowned doctor-author. In the 1960s, while practicing as a general surgeon and teaching surgery at the Yale School of Medicine, Richard Selzer began publishing unique creative work in magazines such as Harper's and Esquire. By 1985, when he retired as a physician to devote himself completely to writing, Selzer was already recognized as a pioneer in the field of medical humanities. When he died in 2016, as the author of 13 books, his influence was acknowledged by a younger generation of doctor-writers like Abraham Verghese and Atul Gawande. Selzer's unusual style fuses scientific and poetic language. Drawing on favorite readings, from the King James Bible to the tales of Edgar Allen Poe, he used this style to convey a sense of awe at the beauty and complexity of the human body, even in the midst of suffering. While describing himself as an atheist, Selzer always searched for "sacramental" moments of courtesy, courage, and grace in medical encounters. Because he often looked critically at the failure of doctors to regard the full humanity of their patients, Selzer's work has become required reading in many medical training programs. A Richard Selzer Reader includes several of the author's most famous essays and stories, as well as two dozen selections that have not been collected in his previous books. Chronologically, the material ranges from apprenticeship stories (as far back as a high-school composition) to two odd self-portraits that remained unpublished at the time of Selzer's death. Topically, the material ranges from meditations on the body, and on human mortality, to reflections on both medicine and writing as serious vocations. Along the way, Selzer celebrates the work of other doctor-writers, like Thomas Browne and Anton Chekhov, and in a series of previously unpublished diary entries he discusses the joys of nature, art, and family as bulwarks against the difficulties of growing old
The Gawain poet : complete works( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gawain and the Green Knight & Pearl( Recording )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in English and English, Middle and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old English studies in honour of John C. Pope by Robert B Burlin( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a tribute to the superb teaching and exemplary literary criticism of this eminent Yale scholar, the majority of these essays deal with thematic, textual, and prosodic issues in Old English poetry, seven of them providing a valuable reassessment of some of the perennial problems of Beowulf criticism: the implications of its metaphysical and social systems as well as its rhetorical and imagistic structures; and especially the recurrent need for a careful re-examination of the text and a return to the manuscript evidence. These contributions add significantly to the debate over the meaning of the tragic element of Beowulf and to the better understanding of the character of its hero. The poetic literature is further represented by a new evaluation of the central literary problems of the Exodus, a reinterpretation of the puzzling Wulf and Eadwacer, and philological and syntactical examinations of Maldon and the Phoenix. Other interests of Professor Pope are reflected in two metrical analyses and a thorough lexicographical survey of Old English prosodic terminology, a painstaking study of the chapter-headings in the Old English Bede, and an essay which brilliantly establishes the experience of a hitherto unknown Ælfric manuscript
Dialogues from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Pearl( Recording )

4 editions published in 1965 in English, Middle and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogues from Sir Gawain and the green knight and Pearl. (Disque)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To hear their voices : Chaucer, Shakespeare and Frost by Marie Borroff( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie Borroff, Emeritus Professor of English, reads and interprets the works of three poets to heighten awareness of the sounds and colors of words. She also shares her understanding of the vision of the nature and meaning of human existence that each of these poets has left
Gawain and the Green Knight( Recording )

2 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. A new verse translation
Alternative Names
Borroff JMarie E.

Borroff, Marie Edith.

Marie Borroff American writer

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Pearl : a new verse translationTraditions and renewals : Chaucer, the Gawain-poet, and beyondSir Gawain and the Green Knight : an authoritative translation, contexts, criticismStars and other signs : poems