The Complete Romances Of Chretien De Troyes

$253.87 New Out of stock Publisher: Indiana University Press
SKU: DADAX0253354404
ISBN : 9780253354402
Condition : New
Condition :

Shipping & Tax will be calculated at Checkout.
US Delivery Time: 3-5 Business Days.
Outside US Delivery Time: 8-12 Business Days.

The Complete Romances of Chretien de Troyes

The Complete Romances of Chretien de Troyes

"[A]n eminently readable text, done clearly and accurately... it gives as good an idea as a translation can of the complexity and subtlety of Chrétien's originals.... The text is provided by a translator who understands the spirit as well as the letter of the original and renders it with style.... [T]his translation should attract a wide audience of students and Arthurian enthusiasts." —Speculum

"[A] significant contribution to the field of medieval studies [and] a pleasure to read." —Library Journal

"These are, above all, stories of courtly love and of knights tested in their devotion to chivalric ideals (with passion and duty often at odds); but they are also thrilling wonder stories of giants, wild men, tame lions, razor-sharp bridges and visits to the Other World." —Washington Post Book World

"This tastefully produced book will be the standard general translation for many years to come." —Choice

This new translation brings to life for a new generation of readers the stories of King Arthur, Lancelot, Guinevere, Gawain, Perceval, Yvain, and the other "knights and ladies" of Chrétien de Troyes' famous romances.

Specification of The Complete Romances of Chretien de Troyes

AuthorChretien de Troyes
PublisherIndiana University Press
Publication Year1990

Write a review

Your Name:

Your Email:

Your Review:

Note: HTML is not translated!

Rating: Bad           Good

Enter the code in the box below: