Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: New Verse Translation

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: New Verse Translation

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A mysterious knight all in green arrives at King Arthur's court and issues a bizarre challenge. Gawain answers the knight but at what cost? This new translation keeps all the poetic power of the original's extraordinary alliteration. In doing so it brings the saga vividly to life, and in a manner that demands to be heard. One of the greatest stories of English

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A mysterious knight all in green arrives at King Arthur's court and issues a bizarre challenge. Gawain answers the knight but at what cost? This new translation keeps all the poetic power of the original's extraordinary alliteration. In doing so it brings the saga vividly to life, and in a manner that demands to be heard. One of the greatest stories of English literature from any period, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a magical medieval combination of the epic and the uncanny.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789626348659
Publisher:
Naxos Audiobooks Ltd.
Publication date:
03/18/2008
Series:
Classic Literature with Classical Music Ser.
Edition description:
Abridged, 2 CDs, 2 hours
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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