Old French literature

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OUP Oxford (2001)

A unique collection of Moliere's four greatest verse comedies in new translation: The Misanthrope,...

Merlin and the Grail

Joseph of Arimathea, Merlin, Perceval: The Trilogy of Arthurian Prose Romances attributed to Robert de Boron


This trilogy establishes a provenance for the Holy Grail and, through the figure of Merlin, links...


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David Wootton's scalpel-sharp translation of Candide features a brilliant Introduction, a map of...

The Figaro Trilogy

The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro, The Guilty Mother

OUP Oxford (2003)

The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro and The Guilty Mother were the first plays to use a...

Michel de Montaigne

Accidental Philosopher


This book treats Montaigne as a serious thinker in his own right.

Prudence Steiner's lively prose translation of Moliere's great comedy remains close to the original...

Swift yet resonant, this masterful new verse translation conveys the immediacy, intimacy, and power...

The Romance of Tristan

The Tale of Tristan's Madness


One of the earliest extant versions of the Tristan and Yseut story, Beroul's French manuscript of...

Prudence Steiner's lively prose translations remain close to the original French, giving us the...


Wace's Roman de Rou is both a valuable historical document and an important work of French...