Books by Simon Armitage and Complete Book Reviews

Simon Armitage. Norton/Liveright, $24.95 (224p) ISBN 978-0-87140-416-9
In the summer of 2010, award-winning poet Armitage decided to embrace the life of his forebears and take up the life—at least for a short while—of a wandering poet. Over 19 days, he resolutely, and mostly joylessly, marched along the Pennine Way in...
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Simon Armitage. Knopf, $25 (96p) ISBN 978-0-307-59943-8
Armitage, the author of many books of poetry and prose, is among Britain’s most popular poets (and poets are actually a bit famous over there), though this is only his second individual collection to appear in the U.S. (there was a slim selected...
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Simon Armitage, Author . Harcourt $23 (107p) ISBN 978-0-15-101118-6
Bitter wit, laddish insouciance, mysterious story lines and up-to-the-minute, sometimes satirical topics made Armitage's verse a big hit in early-1990s Britain: his first three books (among them ZOOM! and Kid ) pushed the former probation...
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Simon Armitage, Author . Norton $14.95 (266p) ISBN 978-0-393-33081-6
One of Britain's most successful poets, the versatile and clever Armitage follows up his translation of the medieval poem “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight” with this engaging and compulsively readable adaptation of Homer's epic,
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Simon Armitage, Author . Knopf $22 (64p) ISBN 978-0-307-26841-9
Armitage is one of the U.K.’s most popular, important and prolific poets—as well as a writer for TV and radio, a translator, a teacher and a member of a rock band. Following his 2005 selected poems The Shout , as well as a recent...
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Simon Armitage. Princeton Univ, $22.95 trade paper (376p) ISBN 978-0-69123-310-9
English poet laureate Armitage (Magnetic Field) gathers the lectures he delivered as Oxford Professor of Poetry from 2015 to 2019 in this solid compendium covering Walt Whitman, Claudia Rankine, Ted Hughes, and the anonymous author of Sir Gawain and
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