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- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available
One of the earliest extant versions of the Tristan and Yseut story, Beroul?s French manuscript of The Romance of Tristan dates back to the middle of the twelfth century. It recounts the legend of Tristan, nephew of King Mark of Cornwall, and the king?s Irish wife Yseut, who fall passionately in love after mistakenly drinking a potion. Their illicit... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95
This is the first translation into English of the Old French Chanson d'Antioche, a text which has long intrigued historians and literary scholars. Uniquely among epic poems, it follows closely a well-documented historical event - the First Crusade - and appears to include substantial and genuine historical content. The introduction assesses the... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 149.00
Scholars and students working on the early courtly and chivalric literature of medieval Europe will have often felt the need for contemporary theoretical material with which to illustrate their arguments about courtesy and chivalry in romances, etc. The present volume, which presents critical editions of the two earliest didactic poems of this kind... more...
- University of California Press 1992; US$ 26.95
In this new verse translation of one of the great works of French literature, Dorothy Gilbert captures the vivacity, wit, and grace of the first known Arthurian romance. Erec and Enide is the story of the quest and coming of age of a young knight, an illustrious member of Arthur's court, who must learn to balance the demands of a masculine public... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 99.00
The intricate structure and the many different narrative threads of the Prose 'Lancelot'> are here skilfully analysed, showing them to be a major new development in literary technique. more...
- Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 57.00
This book examines the cultural, social, and historical affinities between the Francophone Caribbean and the American South, considering figures as diverse as Barack Obama, Frantz Fanon, Miles Davis, James Brown, Edouard Glissant, William Faulkner, Maryse Condé and Lafcadio Hearn. more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 31.99
Is it possible to reread the entire sweep of French literature from a world perspective? Recasting French literary history in terms of the cultures and peoples that interacted both within and outside of France's national boundaries, this volume offers a new way of looking at the history of a national literature, along with a truly global and contemporary... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 90.00
This co-written book challenges assumptions about Chrétien. In lively exchanges, its five authors reassess the relationship between lyric and romance, between individuality and social conditions, and between psychology and medieval philosophy. more...