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Lancelot of the lake

Author: Corin F V Corley
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford world's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Overview: Written in the early thirteenth century and universally considered a major work of European literature, Lancelot greatly influenced Malory, Tennyson, T.H. White and others. This edition presents, for the first time in English translation, the original, short version, which tells of Lancelot's childhood, his arrival at King Arthur's court, and the flowering of his legendary love affair with Queen Guinevere.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Romances
Translations into English
Named Person: Lancelot, (Legendary character); Lancelot, (Legendary character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Corin F V Corley
ISBN: 9780199549665 0199549664
OCLC Number: 226280337
Language Note: Translated from the Old French.
Description: xx, 447 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Translator's note --
Select bibliography --
Lancelot Of The Lake --
Explanatory notes.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics.
Other Titles: Lancelot (Prose cycle).
Responsibility: edited by Corin Corley.
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Overview: Written in the early thirteenth century and universally considered a major work of European literature, Lancelot greatly influenced Malory, Tennyson, T.H. White and others. This edition presents, for the first time in English translation, the original, short version, which tells of Lancelot's childhood, his arrival at King Arthur's court, and the flowering of his legendary love affair with Queen Guinevere.

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'Corley's new translation from the medieval original makes the tale nicely accessible to the modern reader' Peter Finch, Wales on Sunday

 
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