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- The Floating Press 1914; US$ 6.99
Chrétien de Troyes' Four Arthurian Romances continued and expanded on existing Arthurian legends, but began the Arthurian Romance genre, so popular in Medieval literature. His tales often diverge from Arthur himself, focussing instead on the characters of his court. Chretien introduced Sir Lancelot and also the Holy Grail to the Arthurian... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
Chretien de Troyes was a French poet and trouvere who flourished in the late 12th century. Little is known of his life, but he seems to have been from Troyes, or at least intimately connected with it, and between 1160 and 1172 he served at the court of his patroness Marie of France, Countess of Champagne, daughter of Eleanor of Aquitaine, perhaps as... 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...
- Larousse 2007; Not Available
D'aventure en aventure, le chevalier Yvain combat les créatures du mal et délivre les demoiselles en détresse. Pour reconquérir Laudine, sa dame, il est prêt à toutes les prouesses. Chrétien de Troyes signe là l'un des plus grands romans de chevalerie du XIIe siècle. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00
The mysterious and haunting Grail makes its first appearance in literature in Chrétien de Troyes' Perceval at the end of the twelfth century. But Chrétien never finished his poem, leaving an unresolved story and an incomplete picture of the Grail. It was, however, far too attractive an idea to leave. Not only did it inspire quite separate works;... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 12.95
Although he didn't invent the Round Table or the tales of its fellowship, the twelfth-century poet Chrétien de Troyes was the first to recount in verse the adventures of Arthur's knights. He is also chiefly responsible for establishing the importance of the Arthurian legend in European literature and assuring its survival into modern times. This sensitive... more...
- Hatier 2003; Not Available
L?ouvrage fournit toutes les clés pour analyser le roman de Chrétien de Troyes. Le résumé et les repères pour la lecture sont suivis de l?étude des problématiques essentielles, parmi lesquelles : ? Perceval ou le héros en formation ? Gauvain ou le chevalier accompli ? La chevalerie en question ? L?épée, la lance et le Graal ? Le thème du merveilleux more...
- Digireads.com Publishing 2012; US$ 4.49
Chretien de Troyes was a French poet in the late 12th century whose work represents some of the best examples of Arthurian legend from medieval times. Contained in this volume are the four complete Arthurian romances that have survived. The first of these stories is that of "Erec and Enide", which recounts the story of Erec, one of King Arthur's... more...