Author:Troyes, Chretien de

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ARTHURIAN ROMANCES

By: Troyes, Chretien de

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: TUTTLE: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000039193

ISBN: 046087389X

Condition: Good


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... View more info