The Owl and the Nightingale

Simon Armitage
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A witty and enchanting illustrated edition of the Middle English debate poem, in a new version by the Poet Laureate.

Poet Laureate Simon Armitage's version of this entertaining Middle English debate poem.

Author bio:

Simon Armitage was born in West Yorkshire and is Professor of Poetry at the University of Leeds. A recipient of numerous prizes and awards, his collections of poetry include Seeing Stars (2010), The Unaccompanied (2017), Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic (2019), Magnetic Field (2020) and his acclaimed translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (2007). He writes extensively for television and radio, and is the author of two novels and the non-fiction bestsellers All Points North (1998), Walking Home (2012) and Walking Away (2015). His theatre works include The Last Days of Troy, performed at Shakespeare's Globe in 2014. From 2015 to 2019, he served as Professor of Poetry at Oxford University, and, in 2018, he was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry. Simon Armitage is Poet Laureate.

Category: Poetry
ISBN: 9780571357291
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Poetry
Pub Date: November 2021
Page Extent: 80
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Translation & interpretation