Sir Gawain and the Green Knight A New Verse Translation

Written By Simon Armitage
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight  A New Verse Translation
  • Publsiher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 17 November 2008
  • ISBN : 0393334155
  • Pages : 198 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • Author : Jessie L. Weston
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2012-03-05
  • Total pages : 64
  • ISBN : 0393334155
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Summary : This interpretation by a distinguished scholar of one of English medieval literature's gems translates Middle English poetry into modern prose for a retelling that both preserves the spirit of the original and makes it accessible to modern readers....

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight A New Verse Translation

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight  A New Verse Translation
  • Author : Simon Armitage
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2008-11-17
  • Total pages : 198
  • ISBN : 0393334155
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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. Reprint. 20,000 first printing....

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • Author : Michael Smith
  • Publisher : Unbound Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-07-26
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0393334155
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Summary : It is New Year at Camelot and a mysterious green knight appears at King Arthur’s court. Challenging the knights of the Round Table to a Christmas game, he offers his splendid axe as a prize to whoever is brave enough to behead him with just one strike. The condition ...

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight With Pearl and Sir Orfeo

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight  With Pearl and Sir Orfeo
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2014-05-08
  • Total pages : 178
  • ISBN : 0393334155
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Summary : A collection of three medieval English poems, translated by Tolkien for the modern-day reader and containing romance, tragedy, love, sex and honour....

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 114
  • ISBN : 0393334155
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Summary : The quest of Sir Gawain for the Green Knight teaches him a lesson in pride, humility, and honor....

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • Author : Keith Harrison,Helen Cooper
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 109
  • ISBN : 0393334155
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Summary : 'The finest translation in and for our time' (Kevin Crossley-Holland) Sir Gawain and The Green Knight, with its intricate plot of enchantment and betrayal is probably the most skilfully told story in the whole of the English Arthurian cycle. Originating from the north-west midlands of England, it is based on ...

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • Author : Elisabeth Brewer
  • Publisher : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 0393334155
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Summary : This anthology of medieval writing provides a context for a deeper understanding of the Gawain-poet's originality and skill....

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • Author : Simon Armitage
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2012-10-25
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 0393334155
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Summary : When the mysterious Green Knight arrives unbidden 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. Now, in Simon Armitage, the poem ...

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Facing Page Translation

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight   Facing Page Translation
  • Author : James Winny
  • Publisher : Broadview Press
  • Release Date : 1995-05-31
  • Total pages : 170
  • ISBN : 0393334155
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Summary : The fourteenth-century poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is one of the greatest classics of English literature, but one of the least accessible to most twentieth-century readers. Written in an obscure dialect, it is far more difficult to digest in the original than are most other late medieval English ...

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • Author : Jessie L. Weston
  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Release Date : 2021-06-23
  • Total pages : 112
  • ISBN : 0393334155
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Summary : "This prose rendering of a poem from the late fourteenth century (or earlier) recounts an adventure undertaken by King Arthur's famous nephew, Sir Gawain. Brave and chivalrous, faithful to his word and ever-mindful of his honor, as well as that of others, Gawain represents the model of knightly grace. When ...

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • Author : Joseph Glaser
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-09-15
  • Total pages : 144
  • ISBN : 0393334155
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Summary : A dazzling recreation of the most memorable Middle English poem, and one that captures the original alliterative verse in all its dimensions: sense, sound, and rhythm. --Ad Putter, Professor of Medieval English Literature, University of Bristol...

The Works of the Gawain Poet

The Works of the Gawain Poet
  • Author : Ad Putter,Myra Stokes
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2014-07-10
  • Total pages : 1040
  • ISBN : 0393334155
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Summary : A new volume of the works of the Gawain poet, destined to become the definitive edition for students and scholars. This volume brings together four works of the unknown fourteenth-century poet famous for the Arthurian romance Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, in their original Middle English. In one of ...

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and French Arthurian Romance

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and French Arthurian Romance
  • Author : Ad Putter
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 279
  • ISBN : 0393334155
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Summary : This is an innovative and original exploration of the connections between Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, one of the most well-known works of medieval English literature, and the tradition of French Arthurian romance, best-known through the works of Chretien de Troyes two centuries earlier. The book compares Gawain with ...

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • Author : John Gardner
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2011-11-30
  • Total pages : 203
  • ISBN : 0393334155
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Summary : The adventures and challenges of Sir Gawain, King Arthur’s nephew and a knight at the Round Table, including his duel with the mysterious Green Knight, are among the oldest and best known of Arthurian stories. Here the distinguished author and poet John Gardner has captured the humor, elegance, and ...

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • Author : Marie Borroff,Laura L. Howes
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 237
  • ISBN : 0393334155
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Summary : Presents a scholarly translation, an essay on the metrical form, translator's notes, and explanatory annotations of the canonical Arthurian romance....