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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Author: Simon Armitage
Publisher: London : Faber, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight' narrates in crystalline verse the strange tale of a green knight who rudely interrupts the Round Table festivities one Yuletide, casting a pall of unease over the company and challenging one of their number to a wager.
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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: 9780571223282 0571223281
OCLC Number: 295002288
Language Note: Translated from the Middle English.
Notes: This translation originally published: 2007.
Description: 114 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: translated by Simon Armitage.

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Preserved on a single surviving manuscript dating from around 1400, composed by an anonymous master, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight was rediscovered only 200 years ago, and published for the first  Read more...

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