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Pearl : a new verse translation

Author: Simon Armitage
Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a Division of W. W. Norton & Company, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Honoring the rhythms and alliterative music of the original, Armitage's translation describes a man mourning the loss of his Pearl, something that has slipped away. Drawn back to the garden where his Pearl disappeared, he falls asleep, his dream a revelation.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Romances
Named Person: Gawain, (Legendary character); Gawain, (Legendary character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Armitage
ISBN: 1631492543 9781631492549
OCLC Number: 951070929
Language Note: In Middle English and modern English on facing pages, translated from the Middle English.
Description: 153 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Pearl (Middle English poem).
Responsibility: Simon Armitage.

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Honoring the rhythms and alliterative music of the original, Armitage's translation describes a man mourning the loss of his Pearl, something that has slipped away. Drawn back to the garden where his Pearl disappeared, he falls asleep, his dream a revelation.

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