Cliges / Edition 1

Cliges / Edition 1

by Chretien de Troyes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300070217

ISBN-13: 9780300070217

Pub. Date: 07/21/1997

Publisher: Yale University Press

Cliges tells the story of the unhappy Fenice, trapped in a marriage of constraint to the emperor of Constantinople. She feigns death, then awakes to a new, happy life with her lover. Raffel brings Chretien's most artful Arthurian romance to the modern English reader in a new poetic translation.

Overview

Cliges tells the story of the unhappy Fenice, trapped in a marriage of constraint to the emperor of Constantinople. She feigns death, then awakes to a new, happy life with her lover. Raffel brings Chretien's most artful Arthurian romance to the modern English reader in a new poetic translation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300070217
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/21/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledmentsvii
Introductionix
Cliges
Prologue1
King Arthur's Court2
Love Laments13
England and Knighthood31
The Siege of Windsor36
Alexander's Wedding65
The Birth of Cliges69
Alexander's Settlement71
A German Marriage77
The Cologne Tournament83
Thessala's Sorcery87
Alis's Wedding94
Fenice's Abduction and Return99
Cliges Departs for Britain123
The Wallingford Tournament133
Cliges Returns to Greece147
Avowal and Plans150
The Empress's Illness164
The Tower179
Notes197
Bibliography209

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