Sir Gawain and the Green Knight : a new verse translation (eBook, 2008) [Union University]
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight : a new verse translation

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight : a new verse translation

Author: Simon Armitage
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2008, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First Norton paperback editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
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: Electronic books
Romances
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. English & English (Middle English).
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
(OCoLC)227016664
Named Person: Gawain, (Legendary character); Gawain, (Legendary character)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Armitage
ISBN: 9780393068863 0393068862
Language Note: Middle English text, parallel English translation.
OCLC Number: 916066739
Awards: Winner of New York Times Notable Selection 2008
Description: 1 online resource (198 pages)
Contents: Introduction / Simon Armitage --
A note on Middle English meter / James Simpson --
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Other Titles: 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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