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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight / a new verse translation, Simon Armitage.

Armitage, Simon, 1963- (translator.).

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  • ISBN: 9780393334159 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 198 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W. W. Norton & Company, 2007,c1962.

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Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Gawain (Legendary character)
English poetry > Middle English, 1100-1500 > Modernized versions.
Knights and knighthood > Poetry.
Genre: Arthurian romances.

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