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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight : A New Verse Translation
by Simon Armitage


Overview - One of the earliest great stories of English literature after ?Beowulf?, ?Sir Gawain? is the strange tale of a green knight on a green horse, who rudely interrupts King Arthur's Round Table festivities one Yuletide, challenging the knights to a wager.  Read more...

 
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Overview
One of the earliest great stories of English literature after ?Beowulf?, ?Sir Gawain? is the strange tale of a green knight on a green horse, who rudely interrupts King Arthur's Round Table festivities one Yuletide, challenging the knights to a wager. Simon Armitrage, one of Britain's leading poets, has produced an inventive and groundbreaking translation that " helps] liberate ?Gawain ?from academia" (?Sunday Telegraph?).

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393334159
  • ISBN-10: 0393334155
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: November 2008
  • Page Count: 198


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Books > Poetry > European - English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
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