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A nice little edition of this late Alliterative Revival poem. The poem is thought to date from the late 14th to early 15th century and to have been written in Cumbria. The poem survives in four manuscript versions, which the editor of this volume collates for this edition. Contrary to the title, the poem actually focuses on the adventures of Gawain at the mysterious lake in Cumbria, the Tarn Wadling and tells the tale of Gawain and Guinevere's encounter with a prophesying female ghost and ...more