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    [Pearl A New Verse Translation] Read º Unknown Unknown ¶ 4 Read Living for lazy mornings like the one I had today I spent a glorious hour with coffee and my current read ignoring all obligations as I immersed myself I then spent a just as blissful evening as I polished off the final few pages and here we are nowPearl is Simon Armitage's translation of the originally untitled poem created in the 1390s and believed to be the work of the same genius who penned Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Pe

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    [Pearl A New Verse Translation] Read º Unknown A very good Middle English poem about the mystery of God's grace presumed written by whoever wrote Gawain and the Green Knight The poem is at least apparently a consolation for the loss of a loved one The teller of the tale has lost a very young daughter his Pearl and at her graveside he receives a dream vision of Heave

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    [Pearl A New Verse Translation] Read º Unknown Perhaps I would not have read this book had I not have read and loved Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Further I al

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    Free read Pearl A New Verse Translation [Pearl A New Verse Translation] Read º Unknown Unknown ¶ 4 Read I read this book as part of the Book Riot Read Harder 2017 Challenge This challenge was to read a book of poetry in translation on a theme other than love Super specificPearl is a translation of a medieval work written ca 1390s and tells the story of a grieving man who has lost his Perle We come to understand that Perle is his deceased daughter As the grieving father goes to visit the place where she died he falls into a trance and envisi

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    [Pearl A New Verse Translation] Read º Unknown I have certain hesitations about any approach to the translation of a rhymed metrical poem that deliberately avoids end rhyme If you believe that naturalness of language is the primary criterion for the translation of a poem this will probably suit you I guess most people do believe that; the book won prizes But if you want a faithful metrical translation wait for John Ridland's version which will be out later in 2017 f

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    Free read Pearl A New Verse Translation Free download ô PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¶ Unknown Unknown ¶ 4 Read A beautiful translation of a Middle English poem which explores the loss of a beloved daughter and her father's vision of her in Heaven

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    [Pearl A New Verse Translation] Read º Unknown The second of Simon Armitage's Middle English modernisations which I have read As with his updating of Sir Gawain here the guiding principle seems to be the preservation of the original's alliterative uality I enjoyed Sir Gawain but I am less certain about Pearl It is a enigmatic poem of course a dream vision of the City

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    Free read Pearl A New Verse Translation Unknown ¶ 4 Read Free download ô PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¶ Unknown Having read Gawain and the Green Knight multiple times with much pleasure I picked up Pearl expecting something

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    [Pearl A New Verse Translation] Read º Unknown This is an astonishingly accomplished translation

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    [Pearl A New Verse Translation] Read º Unknown I love alliterative verse

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Read & Download Pearl A New Verse Translation Ü PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ly regarded as one of the greatest of medieval poems includes an introduction expl. I read this book as part of the Book Riot Read Harder 2017 Challenge This challenge was to read a book of poetry in translation on a theme other than love Super specificPearl is a translation of a medieval work written ca 1390s and tells the story of a grieving man who has lost his Perle We come to understand that Perle is his deceased daughter As the grieving father goes to visit the place where she died he falls into a trance and envisions her in an ethereally beautiful dress and speaking to him from the other side of a river he cannot cross She tells him that she has risen to an important place by God s side and after uestioning and arguing with her he comes to accept that she is gone and goes to follow her to the next life but is jolted awake just before he can make it there Written in old English this translation comes from Armitage a translator who specializes in medieval writings and it reads like a modern text in his hands This version has the original text on the pages that face the translation and as unintelligible as old English is to me I enjoyed comparing the two marveling each time how Artmitage has preserved the rhythm and alliteration of the original and made it palatable to modern readers

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Read & Download Pearl A New Verse Translation Ü PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook This paperback edition of Pearl the 14th century alliterative poem that is general. Perhaps I would not have read this book had I not have read and loved Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Further I also would not have read Armitages s translation had I not thoroughly relished his own translation of Gawain Of course I had been exposed to both these poems in Tolkien s own versions which are bundled together in my crumbling paperback along with Sir Orfeo Yet I never uite got into Tolkien s translation of Pearl and the truth is that while I do enjoy Tolkien as a writer even as a critic I have not uite warmed up to his translations as I thought I would His versions follow the alliteration from the originals almost to a faultWhat I enjoy most about this particular translation by Armitage as well as his other translations of Gawain and also the Alliterative Death of King Arthur is how he seamlessly modernizes medieval alliterative verse by blowing his warm breath across it and making it into something which is pleasant to the ear All his translated poems are enriched by reading them aloud Pearl is most likely composed by the same author of Gawain and there is enough linguistic similitude to understand why the author of Gawain has been called the Pearl Poet The poem itself or at least the part that touches me the most is not the metaphorical imagery that gives the work its title but the very heartfelt and most real apparition of a girl presumably the poet s own daughter whom he lost before she was two This is a poem of a father s despair as he contemplates what he deems to be the unfairness of a blameless life taken so early A young girl his dead daughter appears and is blissfully radiant as a pearl She consoles her father attempting to call him out of his misery and exhorts him by suggesting that surely he could bide his time in this earthly dungeon knowing that his daughter was happier in heaven She calls her father out of his hollow existence to follow his faith and that he cannot as of yet join her although understandably he desperately wants to Whatever you may think of medieval verse you will be touched by this poem I found myself there with the Pearl Poet under the trees for a moment listening to his story of tears and blissTwo little notes to the translator publisherArmitage if you ever read this I always have your translations by my side Gawain Pearl are masterpieces but it is you have truly given these poems a breath of fresh air I am a fan both of the Pearl Poet and you as his translator Publishers Armitage s translations of Sir Gawain Death of King Arthur Pearl would make a beautiful box set

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Read & Download Pearl A New Verse Translation Ü PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Anatory notes a glossary with etymologies linguistic appendices and a bibliography. This is an astonishingly accomplished translation

  • Paperback
  • 167
  • Pearl A New Verse Translation
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  • English
  • 26 March 2019
  • 9780198113799