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The Dead Sea Poems By Simon Armitage

The Dead Sea Poems

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Simon Armitage is the most widely and unreservedly praised poet of his generation. Elsewhere, questions of belief and trust, of identity and knowledge, dealt with as they occur in everyday domestic life, contribute to a picture of our contemporary world that is at once realistic and touched with a unique imaginative intensity.
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The Dead Sea Poems by Simon Armitage

Simon Armitage is the most widely and unreservedly praised poet of his generation. The Dead Sea Poems, his fourth collection, culminates in a long visionary poem, 'Five Eleven Ninety Nine'. Elsewhere, questions of belief and trust, of identity and knowledge, dealt with as they occur in everyday domestic life, contribute to a picture of our contemporary world that is at once realistic and touched with a unique imaginative intensity.

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About Simon Armitage


Simon Armitage was born in West Yorkshire and is Professor of Poetry at the University of Leeds. A recipient of numerous prizes and awards, he has published twelve collections of poetry, including Seeing Stars (2010), The Unaccompanied (2017), Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic (2019) 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. In 2015 he was appointed Professor of Poetry at Oxford University and in 2018 he was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry. Simon Armitage is Poet Laureate.

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GOR001206706
The Dead Sea Poems by Simon Armitage
Simon Armitage
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
1998-01-03
64
0571176003
9780571176007
Short-listed for Forward Poetry Prize 1995
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