The Ends of Enchantment: Colonialism and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

@article{Arner2006TheEO,
  title={The Ends of Enchantment: Colonialism and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight},
  author={Lynn Arner},
  journal={Texas Studies in Literature and Language},
  year={2006},
  volume={48},
  pages={101 - 79}
}
  • Lynn Arner
  • Published 2006
  • History
  • Texas Studies in Literature and Language
����� ��� By the thirteenth century, the English had learned that the Welsh were treacherous and Þ ckle. 1 In the last quarter of the fourteenth century, the English trembled when the Welsh both raided English territory and produced an alarming increase in the number of settlers migrating into English border counties. 2 After the widespread Welsh uprising in the Þ rst decade of the Þ fteenth century, the English realized that the Welsh were not the submissive and deferential natives they had… Expand
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