Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A New Verse Translation. Though I have read this little tale twice now, and have been enchanted both times, I fear I have very little to say about it. Not to mention that the ending throws in a wedge that forces one to evaluate the overall theme of the poem, or whether a unifying theme exists at all. Reviews of Simon Armitage's original translation: 'It's not surprising that, as a northerner, Armitage feels a strong affinity with the poem. mobile 619-944-9247 One of the best of the 'classic' Arthurian tales. MA 01061

Enquiries: anya@blueflowerarts.com, Publisher: Faber & Faber (and Norton in USA).

Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (A New Verse Translation) by Simon Armitage(2008-11-17). To see what your friends thought of this book, I read 3 simultaneously (Tolkein, Armitage (with original text) and the picture book version (Morpurgo?)

This surprisingly readable story has something for even the most jaded reader. A refreshing, colloquially liberal interpretation. http://www.blueflowerarts.com The Introduction laid out precisely what he would do and why he made the choice he did--to preserve the beauty of the poetry, both the alliterative Anglo-Saxon and the breakout stanzas of continental rhyming. WW Norton & Company, 2008. To order a copy for £11.99 with free UK p&p, call Guardian book service on 0870 836 0875.

Find all the books, read about the author and more. In 2018, Faber publsihed a new illustrated edition in which the medieval poem's key episodes have been visualised into a series of bold, richly textured screen-prints by British artist Clive Hicks-Jenkins. All rights reserved. Print.

Gawain is presented a bit differently here from many of the other ones. Available for everyone, funded by readers. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A New Verse Translation. There are 0 reviews and 1 rating from Canada, Fast, FREE delivery, video streaming, music, and much more. Download . The translation (Marie Borroff) is good. It’s split into four sections. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 7, 2016. He's also a bit young and still untried, so maybe that explains it for those who want to be able to have a grand unified theory of Arthuriana. His enjoyment of the original's thickly consonantal four-stress alliterative line drives the narrative on at great pace.

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 8, 2020. Maybe something along the lines of Christian Romance? A huge knight, green from top to toe, rides into Camelot at Christmas. Or simply a good timeless poem?

I also like the way Tolkien's name looks and sounds (evocative of tangled teeming forests clearly delineated) so I dipped into his version a while ago, but it seemed stiff and wooden, even opaque, or something, so I didn't pursue it. You can confirm your order details before purchasing.

. Poet had a strong grasp of alliteration, which made flow just beautiful. because I thought they all brought something. Norton Anthology of English Literature, general editor, Stephen Greenblatt.

Previous page of related Sponsored Products, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 30, 2017.

One thing I wasn't expecting in this was such beautifully clear descriptions of landscapes. www.morgangreencreatives.com, To Book a Poetry Reading This excellent book is a modern translation by Simon Armitage of an old anonymous medieval poem about an Arthurian myth.

As a child I was fascinated with the story of King Arthur and the concept of the Table Round and Chivalry. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages that interest you. The cadence and rhythm Armitage employed gave life to the modern English rather than direct translation. However one year later Gawain has to go and search out the Green Knight to meet his end of the bargain. fax 845-677-6446 Enquiries: anya@blueflowerarts.com, Poet Laureate Kirsty McLachlan

It was so gory I read it twice. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The book reproduces the images alongside Armitage's revised text, to create a special edition of this marvellous classic. … Amazon Page Paperback Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (A New Verse Translation), The Norton Books page on the Armitage Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Related: Books about Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Internet Links Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (A New Verse Translation), Books about Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Both are great modern updates of classic medieval stories. From the translation by Simon Armitage 'Gawain,' said the green knight, 'By God, I'm glad.

Literature professors can argue endlessly about the finer symbolism of the book; and general readers can. November 17th 2008 because I thought they all brought something to the table. Please try again. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 23, 2015.

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A New Verse Translation. Though I have read this little tale twice now, and have been enchanted both times, I fear I have very little to say about it. Not to mention that the ending throws in a wedge that forces one to evaluate the overall theme of the poem, or whether a unifying theme exists at all. Reviews of Simon Armitage's original translation: 'It's not surprising that, as a northerner, Armitage feels a strong affinity with the poem. mobile 619-944-9247 One of the best of the 'classic' Arthurian tales. MA 01061

Enquiries: anya@blueflowerarts.com, Publisher: Faber & Faber (and Norton in USA).

Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (A New Verse Translation) by Simon Armitage(2008-11-17). To see what your friends thought of this book, I read 3 simultaneously (Tolkein, Armitage (with original text) and the picture book version (Morpurgo?)

This surprisingly readable story has something for even the most jaded reader. A refreshing, colloquially liberal interpretation. http://www.blueflowerarts.com The Introduction laid out precisely what he would do and why he made the choice he did--to preserve the beauty of the poetry, both the alliterative Anglo-Saxon and the breakout stanzas of continental rhyming. WW Norton & Company, 2008. To order a copy for £11.99 with free UK p&p, call Guardian book service on 0870 836 0875.

Find all the books, read about the author and more. In 2018, Faber publsihed a new illustrated edition in which the medieval poem's key episodes have been visualised into a series of bold, richly textured screen-prints by British artist Clive Hicks-Jenkins. All rights reserved. Print.

Gawain is presented a bit differently here from many of the other ones. Available for everyone, funded by readers. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A New Verse Translation. There are 0 reviews and 1 rating from Canada, Fast, FREE delivery, video streaming, music, and much more. Download . The translation (Marie Borroff) is good. It’s split into four sections. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 7, 2016. He's also a bit young and still untried, so maybe that explains it for those who want to be able to have a grand unified theory of Arthuriana. His enjoyment of the original's thickly consonantal four-stress alliterative line drives the narrative on at great pace.

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 8, 2020. Maybe something along the lines of Christian Romance? A huge knight, green from top to toe, rides into Camelot at Christmas. Or simply a good timeless poem?

I also like the way Tolkien's name looks and sounds (evocative of tangled teeming forests clearly delineated) so I dipped into his version a while ago, but it seemed stiff and wooden, even opaque, or something, so I didn't pursue it. You can confirm your order details before purchasing.

. Poet had a strong grasp of alliteration, which made flow just beautiful. because I thought they all brought something. Norton Anthology of English Literature, general editor, Stephen Greenblatt.

Previous page of related Sponsored Products, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 30, 2017.

One thing I wasn't expecting in this was such beautifully clear descriptions of landscapes. www.morgangreencreatives.com, To Book a Poetry Reading This excellent book is a modern translation by Simon Armitage of an old anonymous medieval poem about an Arthurian myth.

As a child I was fascinated with the story of King Arthur and the concept of the Table Round and Chivalry. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages that interest you. The cadence and rhythm Armitage employed gave life to the modern English rather than direct translation. However one year later Gawain has to go and search out the Green Knight to meet his end of the bargain. fax 845-677-6446 Enquiries: anya@blueflowerarts.com, Poet Laureate Kirsty McLachlan

It was so gory I read it twice. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The book reproduces the images alongside Armitage's revised text, to create a special edition of this marvellous classic. … Amazon Page Paperback Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (A New Verse Translation), The Norton Books page on the Armitage Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Related: Books about Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Internet Links Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (A New Verse Translation), Books about Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Both are great modern updates of classic medieval stories. From the translation by Simon Armitage 'Gawain,' said the green knight, 'By God, I'm glad.

Literature professors can argue endlessly about the finer symbolism of the book; and general readers can. November 17th 2008 because I thought they all brought something to the table. Please try again. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 23, 2015.

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DGA (David Godwin Associates) Armitage's introductory essay is an engaging and persuasive read, and did contextualise his translation. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 30, 2017. Bookclub . I really loved it. Then along came this version, translated by a fairly young English poet, Simon Armitage, with a back blurb by John Ashbery (a favorite poet of mine), so I gave it a whirl. Beowulf. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 14, 2017. In order to navigate out of this carousel, please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Literature professors can argue endlessly about the finer symbolism of the book; and general readers can, with a suitable translation, enjoy an adventure story.

Later came the movie with Richard Harris and Vanessa Redgrave. How about a poem set during Camelot with witches and heroic fantasy?

Podcast available here. Wha an absolutely eloquent poem! “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight” is one of the eerie, exuberant joys of Middle English poetry. I was not disappointed.

Description puts some modern poetry to shame: the sounds of the axe heads, the beauty of the lady's shoulders. Loved the alliterative verse and the beautiful descriptions of seasons - the conflicting ideas centered on chivalry, courtship, religion, etc. Perhaps it was the suberb narration. Please try again. See all 3 questions about Sir Gawain and the Green Knight…, New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2008 (fiction and nonfiction), Appendix A (Pt 2): The Theocratic Age cont. Something went wrong. I first read this in 1975.

Prime members enjoy Free Two-Day Shipping, Free Same-Day or One-Day Delivery to select areas, Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Reading, and more. The Simon Armitage Translation. The Guardian, 'The story is rich, eerie and intoxicating as it follows Gawain from Camelot to his likely doom among the forests and crags and icy streams of the mysterious north … Armitage never lacks for boldness. No Kindle device required. Though I have read this little tale twice now, and have been enchanted both times, I fear I have very little to say about it.

Please try your request again later. 160pp, Faber, £14.99. Where he bridges a brook or wades through a waterway ill fortune brings him face to face with a foe so foul or fierce he is bound to use force.

There is a clever twist in the tale at the end which I didn’t see coming as Gawain goes out to meet his destiny. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Unable to add item to Wish List. The poem is written is quite old fashioned English but is easy to read.

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a chivalric romance that was written anonymously and first published in the late 14th century. I really loved it. Its plot is a combination of two types of folklore, the beheading game, and the exchange of winnings. Then as a young adult I went to see and was entranced by the musical Camelot with Laurence Harvey in London. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer. Usually he's a bit of a braggart and kind of a jerk, especially to women, but here he is presented as the perfect exemplar of courtoisie. A refreshing, colloquially liberal interpretation. Simon Armitage's highly acclaimed 2009 translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight has sold over 100,000 copies worldwide. Thoroughly enjoyed the rousing tale of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. The book was written in the late 14th century. all made the reading much more intellectually stimulating. The title itself attracted me - the name Gawain and the idea of a Green Knight evoked plenty of mental imagery: greenery and silver clashings in fecund fairy tale landscapes. Simon Armitrage, one of Britain's leading poets, has produced an inventive and groundbreaking translation that "[helps] liberatOne of the earliest great stories of English literature after Beowulf, Sir Gawainis 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. I also like the way Tolkien's name looks and sounds (evocative of tangled teeming forests clearly delineated) so I dipped into his version a while ago, but. 845 - 677 - 8559

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A New Verse Translation. Though I have read this little tale twice now, and have been enchanted both times, I fear I have very little to say about it. Not to mention that the ending throws in a wedge that forces one to evaluate the overall theme of the poem, or whether a unifying theme exists at all. Reviews of Simon Armitage's original translation: 'It's not surprising that, as a northerner, Armitage feels a strong affinity with the poem. mobile 619-944-9247 One of the best of the 'classic' Arthurian tales. MA 01061

Enquiries: anya@blueflowerarts.com, Publisher: Faber & Faber (and Norton in USA).

Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (A New Verse Translation) by Simon Armitage(2008-11-17). To see what your friends thought of this book, I read 3 simultaneously (Tolkein, Armitage (with original text) and the picture book version (Morpurgo?)

This surprisingly readable story has something for even the most jaded reader. A refreshing, colloquially liberal interpretation. http://www.blueflowerarts.com The Introduction laid out precisely what he would do and why he made the choice he did--to preserve the beauty of the poetry, both the alliterative Anglo-Saxon and the breakout stanzas of continental rhyming. WW Norton & Company, 2008. To order a copy for £11.99 with free UK p&p, call Guardian book service on 0870 836 0875.

Find all the books, read about the author and more. In 2018, Faber publsihed a new illustrated edition in which the medieval poem's key episodes have been visualised into a series of bold, richly textured screen-prints by British artist Clive Hicks-Jenkins. All rights reserved. Print.

Gawain is presented a bit differently here from many of the other ones. Available for everyone, funded by readers. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A New Verse Translation. There are 0 reviews and 1 rating from Canada, Fast, FREE delivery, video streaming, music, and much more. Download . The translation (Marie Borroff) is good. It’s split into four sections. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 7, 2016. He's also a bit young and still untried, so maybe that explains it for those who want to be able to have a grand unified theory of Arthuriana. His enjoyment of the original's thickly consonantal four-stress alliterative line drives the narrative on at great pace.

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 8, 2020. Maybe something along the lines of Christian Romance? A huge knight, green from top to toe, rides into Camelot at Christmas. Or simply a good timeless poem?

I also like the way Tolkien's name looks and sounds (evocative of tangled teeming forests clearly delineated) so I dipped into his version a while ago, but it seemed stiff and wooden, even opaque, or something, so I didn't pursue it. You can confirm your order details before purchasing.

. Poet had a strong grasp of alliteration, which made flow just beautiful. because I thought they all brought something. Norton Anthology of English Literature, general editor, Stephen Greenblatt.

Previous page of related Sponsored Products, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 30, 2017.

One thing I wasn't expecting in this was such beautifully clear descriptions of landscapes. www.morgangreencreatives.com, To Book a Poetry Reading This excellent book is a modern translation by Simon Armitage of an old anonymous medieval poem about an Arthurian myth.

As a child I was fascinated with the story of King Arthur and the concept of the Table Round and Chivalry. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages that interest you. The cadence and rhythm Armitage employed gave life to the modern English rather than direct translation. However one year later Gawain has to go and search out the Green Knight to meet his end of the bargain. fax 845-677-6446 Enquiries: anya@blueflowerarts.com, Poet Laureate Kirsty McLachlan

It was so gory I read it twice. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The book reproduces the images alongside Armitage's revised text, to create a special edition of this marvellous classic. … Amazon Page Paperback Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (A New Verse Translation), The Norton Books page on the Armitage Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Related: Books about Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Internet Links Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (A New Verse Translation), Books about Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Both are great modern updates of classic medieval stories. From the translation by Simon Armitage 'Gawain,' said the green knight, 'By God, I'm glad.

Literature professors can argue endlessly about the finer symbolism of the book; and general readers can. November 17th 2008 because I thought they all brought something to the table. Please try again. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 23, 2015.

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