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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight : a new verse translation

Author: Simon Armitage
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st American edView 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: Poetry
Romances
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Armitage
ISBN: 9780393060485 0393060489
OCLC Number: 154706836
Notes: Middle English text, parallel English translation.
Description: 198 p. ; 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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Following in the tradition of Seamus Heaney's reworking of "Beowulf," Armitage, one of England's leading poets, has produced a virtuoso new translation of the 600-year-old Arthurian story with both  Read more...

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