Pearl

Pearl

Jane Draycott's translation of Pearl reissued as a Carcanet Classic

A Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation

In a dream landscape radiant with jewels, a father sees his lost daughter on the far bank of a river: ‘my pearl, my girl’. One of the great treasures of the British Library, the fourteenth-century poem Pearl is a work of poetic brilliance; its account of loss and consolation has retained its force across six centuries. Jane Draycott in her new translation… (more)

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Publisher: Carcanet Classics (September 27, 2018)

Page count: 64 pages

Language: English


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