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Armitage, Simon 1963-

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Works: 166 works in 474 publications in 2 languages and 11,874 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Romances  Fiction  Biography  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Host, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: PR6051.R564, 821.1
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight : a new verse translation ( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,373 libraries worldwide
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
Tyrannosaurus Rex versus the Corduroy Kid by Simon Armitage( Book )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems "that meditates on human battles past and present, on youth and age, on monsters and underdogs, on the life of nations and the individual heart."--Jkt flap
The death of King Arthur : a new verse translation by Simon Armitage( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
A new translation of the Middle English classic follows Arthur into battle and describes the death of his knights and his own poignant last moments
The shout : selected poems by Simon Armitage( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
"For years, Simon Armitage has been one of Britain's most beloved poets. This, the first book of his poetry to be published in the United States, collects his work from the past three decades."--BOOK JACKET
The odyssey : a dramatic retelling of Homer's epic by Simon Armitage( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 365 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the epic Greek poem, which tells of the experiences of Odysseus while on his return from the Trojan War, presented in script format
Barbara Hepworth centenary ( Book )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
"Barbara Hepworth was one of the most significant sculptors of the twentieth century and one of the most successful women artists of her time." "Published to commemorate the centenary of her birth, this beautifully illustrated book accompanies exhibitions at Tate St. Ives and Yorkshire Sculpture Park, the first major showing of her work for nearly a decade." "Edited by Chris Stephens, Senior Curator at Tate Britain, the book includes a number of different perspectives on Hepworth's achievements: her deep interest in music, her feelings about landscape, the influence of relationships and motherhood, and the unflagging passion she had for her work. Contributions by Jeanette Winterson, Simon Armitage, David Lewis, Sophie Bowness, and Peter Murray give fresh insights into the work of this remarkable artist."--BOOK JACKET
All points North by Simon Armitage( Book )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 libraries worldwide
Charting the rugged and uneven terrain of a writer's formative years - from tax problems to probation to American tours, football to family to running away to Iceland - this title explores growing up and being Northern
The white stuff by Simon Armitage( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Abbie wants a child more than anything else on earth. Maybe it's because she was adopted, or maybe it is because her fortieth birthday is looming; either way, her biological clock is at five-to-midnight and her husband is not sharing her sense of urgency. Foiled by mother nature and frustrated by medical science, Abbie has come to a decision. If she can't have a child of her own, then at least she can try and trace her own natural parents. She might not know how to go about it, but she knows a man who does
Kid by Simon Armitage( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Little green man by Simon Armitage( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Barney samler barndomsvennerne til et sidste spil vovemod, med en lille grøn statuette som gevinst. Spillet afslører svaghed og barndommens traumer
The Penguin book of poetry from Britain and Ireland since 1945 ( Book )
8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Simon Armitage( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
When the mysterious Green Knight arrives at the Round Table one Christmas, only Gawain is brave enough to take up his challenge. This story, first told in the 1400s, is one of the most enthralling, dramatic and beloved poems in the English tradition
Homer's Odyssey by Simon Armitage( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
"In this new verse adaptation, originally commissioned for BBC Radio, Simon Armitage has recast Homer's epic as a series of dramatic dialogues: between gods and men; between no-nonsense Captain Odysseus and his unruly, lotus-eating, homesick companions; between subtle Odysseus (wiliest hero of antiquity) and a range of shape-shifting adversaries - Calypso, Circe, the Sirens, the Cyclops - as he and his men are 'pinballed between islands' by adversity." "The Odyssey is a book of changes, and Simon Armitage's retelling of Homer's epic quickens and revitalizes our sense of it as oral poetry: as indeed one of the greatest of tall tales."--BOOK JACKET
Zoom! by Simon Armitage( Book )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Seeing stars by Simon Armitage( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
The universal home doctor by Simon Armitage( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
These poems range from the rainforests of South America to the deserts of Western Australia, but are set against that ultimate and most intimate of all landscapes, the human body
Seeing stars : poems by Simon Armitage( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
The christening -- An accommodation -- The cuckoo -- Back in the early days of the twenty-first century -- Michael -- I'll be there to love and comfort you -- The English astronaut -- Hop in, Dennis -- Upon opening the chest freezer -- Seeing stars -- Last words -- My difference -- The accident -- Aviators -- 15:30 by the elephant house -- An obituary -- Knowing what we know now -- The experience -- Collaborators -- Ricky Wilson couldn't sleep -- The knack -- The practical way to heaven -- To the bridge -- Beyond Huddersfield -- Cheeses of Nazareth -- Show and tell -- Upon unloading the dishwasher -- Poodles -- The personal touch -- The last panda -- Sold to the lady in the sunglasses and green shoes -- The war of the roses -- A nativity -- The delegates -- The overtones -- The sighting of the century -- The crunch -- Bringing it all back home -- Last day on planet Earth
The Dead Sea poems by Simon Armitage( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Book of matches by Simon Armitage( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
CloudCuckooLand by Simon Armitage( Book )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
ארמיטאג׳, סיימון, 1963-
アーミテージ, サイモン
Languages
English (220)
Polish (2)
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