Pearl: A New Verse Translation in Modern English

Pearl: A New Verse Translation in Modern English

by John Ridland, Anonymous

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ISBN-13: 9781773490267
Publisher: Able Muse Press
Publication date: 09/24/2018
Pages: 154
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


John Ridland, PhD, taught English at the University of California, Santa Barbara, for forty-three years. His publications include A Brahms Card Ballad, first published in Hungarian translation, Happy in an Ordinary Thing; a book-length translation of Petöfi's John the Valiant; and his most recent translations of the Middle English anonymous poet's masterpiece, SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT (Able Muse Press, 2016) and PEARL: A NEW VERSE TRANSLATION IN MODERN ENGLISH (Able Muse Press, 2018). With Dr. Peter Czipott, Dr. Ridland has translated several other Hungarian poets, including Sándor Márai's The Withering World (Alma Classics, 2013) and Miklos Rádnoti's All That Still Matters at All (New American Press, 2014). In 2014 Askew Publications issued his epic poem, A. Lincolniad.

Table of Contents

vii Setting a Jewel:

xv Translator’s Preface

xxii On Completing My Translation of Pearl at Dawn

3 PEARL

4 I

5 1.

6 2.

7 3.

8 4.

9 5.

10 II

11 6.

12 7.

13 8.

14 9.

15 10.

16 III

17 11.

18 12.

19 13.

20 14.

21 15.

22 IV

23 16.

24 17.

25 18.

26 19.

27 20.

28 V

29 21.

30 22.

31 23.

32 24.

33 25.

34 VI

35 26.

36 27.

37 28.

38 29.

39 30.

40 VII

41 31.

42 32.

43 33.

44 34.

45 35.

46 VIII

47 36.

48 37.

49 38.

50 39.

51 40.

52 IX

53 41.

54 42.

55 43.

56 44.

57 45.

58 X

59 46.

60 47.

61 48.

62 49.

63 50.

64 XI

65 51.

66 52.

67 53.

68 54.

69 55.

70 XII

71 56.

72 57.

73 58.

74 59.

75 60.

76 XIII

77 61.

78 62.

79 63.

80 64.

81 65.

82 XIV

83 66.

84 67.

85 68.

86 69.

87 70.

88 XV

89 71.

90 72.

91 73.

92 74.

93 75.

94 76.

96 XVI

97 77.

98 78.

99 79.

100 80.

101 81.

102 XVII

103 82.

104 83.

105 84.

106 85.

107 86.

108 XVIII

109 87.

110 88.

111 89.

112 90.

113 91.

114 XIX

115 92.

116 93.

117 94.

118 95.

119 96.

120 XX

121 97.

122 98.

123 99.

124 100.

125 101.

126 About the Translator

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