ARTHURIAN ROMANCES

ARTHURIAN ROMANCES

By: Troyes, Chretien de

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Erec and Enide; Cliges; Lancelot; Yvain; Perceval An idyllically happy marriage in which a husband is so involved that he neg lects his duties as a knight; love endangered by a husband who is more inte rested in athletic chivalry than his wife; timorous young love ; and adulte rous passion -together these stories offer the most complete expression of French chivalry and of courtly love. chretien de Troyes did not invent the Arthurian legend: he gave it sophisti cated literary form, establishing it as major branch of European literature . Without chretien we might today scarcely have heard of King Arthur and hi s brave company. The most comprehensive paperback edition available, with introduction , notes and glossary.

Title: ARTHURIAN ROMANCES

Author Name: Troyes, Chretien de

Categories: Folklore & Mythology,

Publisher: TUTTLE: 1997

ISBN Number: 046087389X

ISBN Number 13: 9780460873895

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000039193