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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Hardcover)

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This story, first told in the late fourteenth century, is one of the most enthralling, enigmatic and beloved poems in the English language. Simon Armitage's prizewinning version is meticulously responsive to the tact, sophistication and dramatic intensity of the original. It is as if, six hundred years apart, two northern poets set out on a journey through the same mesmeric landscape - physical, allegorical and acoustic - in the course of which the Gawain poet has finally found his true translator.

The poem's key episodes have been visualised into a series of bold, richly textured screen-prints by British artist Clive Hicks-Jenkins. They are reproduced here, alongside Armitage's words, to create a special gift edition of this marvellous classic.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780571340163
ISBN-10: 0571340164
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publication Date: December 4th, 2018
Pages: 144
Language: English