Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

A New Verse Translation

by Anonymous, Simon Armitage (Translator)
Trade Paperback, 208 pages
List Price: $14.95 Sale Price: $12.71

One of the earliest great stories of English literature after BeowulfSir 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 Armitage, 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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