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The Tristan legend : a study in sources

Author: Sigmund Eisner
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tristan und Isolde (Tristan and Iseult) remains one of the most popular medieval romances ever written. The tales originated in Germany, but bards in France and Britain composed their own versions of the story, a tale of adultery, betrayal, mistaken identity, and thwarted love. Eisner's The Tristan Legend offers a study of the sources of the Tristan romance, tracing them through the various versions of the legend.
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Genre/Form: Romances
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Eisner, Sigmund, 1920-2012.
Tristan legend.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 1969
(OCoLC)568727935
Named Person: Tristan, (Legendary character); Tristan, (Legendary character); Tristan und Isolde, Fiktive Gestalt; Tristan und Isolde.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sigmund Eisner
ISBN: 0810100126 9780810100121
OCLC Number: 12964
Description: xiv, 189 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: List of maps and charts --
List of abbreviations --
Acknowledgements --
Ch. 1: King Arthur in history & legend --
Ch. 2: The tradition of Tristan & Isolt --
Ch. 3: Celtic monasticism --
Ch. 4: Drust --
Ch. 5: King March --
Ch. 6: North British nomenclature --
Ch. 7: The reluctant lover --
Ch. 8: The tribute gatherers --
Ch. 9: The death scene --
Ch. 10: The drustansaga --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: by Sigmund Eisner.

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Tristan und Isolde (Tristan and Iseult) remains one of the most popular medieval romances ever written. The tales originated in Germany, but bards in France and Britain composed their own versions of the story, a tale of adultery, betrayal, mistaken identity, and thwarted love. Eisner's The Tristan Legend offers a study of the sources of the Tristan romance, tracing them through the various versions of the legend.

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