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Chretien de Troyes has Yvain and Gawain fighting anonymously for hours without stopping until night forces them to draw back.The ‘GOT’ Red Viper and Mountain Duel, and a History of Medieval Trial by Combat|Steven Isaac|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As Gawain rides along the bank of a creek, he hears this sickening sound ringing from above.Historical Fiction: A Conversation Between Bruce Holsinger and Nancy Bilyeau|Nancy Bilyeau, Bruce Holsinger|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gawain is less a personality than a piece of granite, a man “whose glory waxed / as times darkened.”
Numerous mistakes have thus arisen, such as rolke for rokke (a rock) in Gawain Douglas, and many more of the same kind.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
This metre was also employed by Gawain Douglas in his translation of Vergil.
Gawain does not pay court to Elaine, nor does Arthur rebuke him, as in the poem.Alfred Tennyson|Andrew Lang
The poet will now for a while recount the adventures of Gawain; whom many have held to be as valiant a knight as Parzival.
No such adventures are recorded in any Romance that has come down to us; but they are quite in keeping with Gawain's character.