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Chrétien de Troyes and the dawn of Arthurian romance

Author: William Farina
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
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"The great Chrétien de Troyes is credited with incorporating into the Arthurian tradition the quest for the Holy Grail and the adulterous affair between Lancelot and Guinevere. This critical text explores the French roots of the legends with special attention to the creative role played by de Troyes, whose contributions shape and inform the modern imagination"--Provided by publisher.
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Farina, William, 1955-
Chrétien de Troyes and the dawn of Arthurian romance.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010
(DLC) 2010024739
(OCoLC)601049326
Named Person: Chrétien, de Troyes; Chrétien, de Troyes; Chrétien, de Troyes
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Farina
ISBN: 9780786457946 0786457945 9780786448661 0786448660 128274948X 9781282749481
OCLC Number: 667271520
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 245 pages) : maps
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. Literary Themes; 1. Everyone Knows Lancelot Was French; 2. Arabic Roots; 3. From Wales to Brittany and Beyond; 4. Medieval Feminism; 5. Cligs, the Anti-Tristan; 6. A Melting Pot of Ideas; 7. The Desecration of Aquitaine; 8. An Arthurian Geography Lesson; 9. Geoffrey of Monmouth Proves Reading Is Believing; Part II. Historical Themes; 10. The Birth of Chivalry; 11. Erec, Enide, and the Pitfalls of Happiness; 12. The Achievement of Malory; 13. Restless Second Sons; 14. Legacy of the Crusader Kingdoms; 15. Normans Gone Native. 16. The Fragile and Hard-Won Sanity of Yvain17. A Dreadful Foreboding; Part III. Religious Themes; 18. Good Guys, Bad Guys, and No In-Betweens; 19. The Problem with Merlin; 20. Triumph of the Gothic; 21. Perceval Gets Religion in Spite of Himself; 22. The Grail and the Lance; 23. Ecclesia Versus Synagoga; 24. Chrtien Who?; Conclusion; Timeline of the High Middle Ages, 10001300; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: William Farina.

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