Luf-talkyng in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

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dc.contributor.author McCarthy, C
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T11:05:25Z
dc.date.issued 2008-01
dc.identifier.citation Neophilologus, 2008, 92 (1), pp. 155 - 162
dc.identifier.issn 1572-8668
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/16019
dc.description.abstract This article argues that interpretation of the phrase luf-talkyng in line 927 of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is important for an understanding of the debate about courteous behaviour that is central to the poem's third fitt. The words lufand luf-talkyng, and the related gesture of the kiss, encompass a range of possible meanings that are related either to courtesy or to love. To translate luf-talkyng as 'conversation about love', as many commentators do, offers only one of the meanings present, one that is used in the poem in a sense that is primarily ironic
dc.publisher Springer
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1007/s11061-007-9041-4
dc.title Luf-talkyng in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Neophilologus
dc.journal.volume 1
dc.journal.volume 92
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Netherlands en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 155 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 162 en_US
dc.cauo.name DVCERR.Alumni and Development Office en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 2005 Literary Studies
dc.personcode 105101
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Literary Studies en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; courtesy; language en_US
dc.description.keywords Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
dc.description.keywords courtesy
dc.description.keywords language
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10


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