S.C. Weinberg is a senior lecturer in English Language and medieval English literature at the University of Manchester. Her other books include Poetry of John Gower: Selections (Carcanet, 1983). W.R.J. Barron was Senior Research Fellow in the School of English, University of Exeter. He was President of the International Arthurian Society (British Branch) and Director of its Vinaver Trust. His books include Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Manchester, 1998) and Arthurian Literature in the Middle Ages, Vol. II (series editor)(Wales, 1999).