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A companion to Chrétien de Troyes

Author: Norris J Lacy; Joan T Grimbert
Publisher: Cambridge : D.S. Brewer, 2005.
Series: Arthurian studies, 63.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Chretien de Troyes is arguably the creator of Arthurian romance, and it is on his work that later writers have based their interpretations." "This book offers both crucial information on, and a comprehensive coverage of, all aspects of the work of Chretien de Troyes - the literary and historical background, patronage, his influence on other writers, manuscripts and editions of his work and, at the heart of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Chrétien, de Troyes; Chrétien, de Troyes; Chrétien, de Troyes; Chrétien, de Troyes; Chrétien, de Troyes; Chrétien (de Troyes)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Norris J Lacy; Joan T Grimbert
ISBN: 1843840502 9781843840503 9781843841616 1843841614
OCLC Number: 58919581
Description: xiv, 242 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chrétien in history / John W. Baldwin --
Chrétien's patrons / June Hall McCash --
Chrétien's literary background / Laurence Harf-Lancner --
The Arthurian legend before Chrétien / Norris J. Lacy --
Narrative poetics : rhetoric, orality and performance / Douglas Kelly --
The manuscripts of Chrétien's romances / Keith Busby --
Editing Chrétien / Peter F. Dembowski --
Philomena : brutal transitions and courtly transformations in Chrétien's old French translation / Roberta L. Krueger --
Erec et Enide : the first Arthurian romance / Donald Maddox, Sara Sturm-Maddox --
Cligés and the Chansons : a slave to love / Joan Tasker Grimbert --
Le chevalier de la charrette : that obscure object of desire, Lancelot / Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner --
Le chevalier au lion : Yvain Lionheart / Tony Hunt --
Le conte du Graal : Chrétien's unfinished last romance / Rupert T. Pickens --
The continuations of the Conte du Graal / Annie Combes --
Medieval translations and adaptations of Chrétien's works / Michelle Szkilnik / Chrétien's medieval influence : from the grail quest to the joy of the court / Emmanuèle Baumgartner.
Series Title: Arthurian studies, 63.
Responsibility: edited by Norris J. Lacy and Joan Tasker Grimbert.
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