Examines distinctively Scottish forms of the alliterative thirteen-line stanza, best known in standard English surveys from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and argues that the stanza has a longer, more varied, independent use in Scottish poetry that should not be treated primarily in terms of English parallels.
Klein, Andrew W.
"Scots take the Wheel: The Problem of Period and the Medieval Scots Alliterative Thirteen-line Stanza,"
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