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Homer’s Odyssey

Simon Armitage

POET LAUREATE

In Homer’s Odyssey by Simon Armitage, one of the nation’s most treasured poets breathes new life into a classic.

76 in stock

£12.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571229369
Date Published
01.11.2007
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Summary

Originally commissioned for BBC Radio, Simon Armitage recasts Homer’s epic as a series of dramatic dialogues. His version bristles with the economy, wit and guile that we have come to expect from one of the most individual voices of his generation.

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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…

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