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The death of King Arthur ( Signed)

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The Alliterative Morte D'Arthur - the title given to a four-thousand line poem written sometime around 1400 - was part of a medieval Arthurian revival which produced such masterpieces as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Sir Thomas Malory's prose Morte D'Arthur. The Death of King Arthur deals in the cut-and-thrust of warfare and politics: the ever-topical matter of Britain's relationship with continental Europe, and of its military interests overseas. Simon Armitage is already the master of this alliterative music, as his earlier version of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (2006) so resourcefully and exuberantly showed. His new translation restores a neglected masterpiece of story-telling, by bringing vividly to life its entirely medieval mix of ruthlessness and restraint.


Signed on title page by S A.

Dust jacket intact.
No other inscriptions
Excellent clean copy. No shelf wear.

Item details

Author(s):
Simon Armitage ( translator).
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
150 mm x 220 mm 366 g
Edition:
2012
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0571249477
ISBN-13:
9780571249473
Number of pages:
164
Publisher:
Faber

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The Alliterative Morte D'Arthur - the title given to a four-thousand line poem written sometime around 1400 - was part of a medieval Arthurian revival which produced such masterpieces as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Sir Thomas Malory's prose Morte D'Arthur. The Death of King Arthur deals in the cut-and-thrust of warfare and politics: the ever-topical matter of Britain's relationship with continental Europe, and of its military interests overseas. Simon Armitage is already the master of this alliterative music, as his earlier version of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (2006) so resourcefully and exuberantly showed. His new translation restores a neglected masterpiece of story-telling, by bringing vividly to life its entirely medieval mix of ruthlessness and restraint.


Signed on title page by S A.

Dust jacket intact.
No other inscriptions
Excellent clean copy. No shelf wear.

Author(s):
Simon Armitage ( translator).
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
150 mm x 220 mm 366 g
Edition:
2012
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0571249477
ISBN-13:
9780571249473
Number of pages:
164
Publisher:
Faber

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