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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight : a new verse translation

Author: Simon Armitage
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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A poetic translation of the classic Arthurian story is an edition in alliterative language and rhyme of the epic confrontation between a young Round Table hero and a green-clad stranger who compels him to meet his destiny at the Green Chapel.
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Genre/Form: Romances
Arthurian romances
Poetry
Cycles d'Arthur
Named Person: Gawain, (Legendary character); Gawain, (Legendary character)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Armitage
ISBN: 9780393060485 0393060489 9780393334159 0393334155
OCLC Number: 154706836
Language Note: Middle English text, parallel English translation.
Notes: Middle English text, parallel English translation.
Awards: Winner of New York Times Notable Selection 2008
Description: 198 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / Simon Armitage --
A note on middle English meter / James Simpson --
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight --
Acknowledgments --
About the Gawain poet --
About the translator.
Other Titles: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Responsibility: [translated by] Simon Armitage.
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"Compulsively readable. ... Simon Armitage has given us an energetic, free-flowing, high-spirited version."-Edward Hirsch, New York Times Book Review  Read more...

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"Drives the force of the old poem through the green Armitrage fuse. Highly charged work." -- Seamus Heany, Nobel Prize-winning translator of Beowulf "Simon Armitrage's luscious version of Sir Gawain Read more...

 
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