Four Arthurian Romances

Four Arthurian Romances

by Chretien de Troyes
     
 

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Chrétien de Troyes' Four Arthurian Romances continued and expanded on existing Arthurian legends, but began the Arthurian Romance genre, so popular in Medieval literature. His tales often diverge from Arthur himself, focussing instead on the characters of his court. Chretien introduced Sir Lancelot and also the Holy Grail to the Arthurian legends. He

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Chrétien de Troyes' Four Arthurian Romances continued and expanded on existing Arthurian legends, but began the Arthurian Romance genre, so popular in Medieval literature. His tales often diverge from Arthur himself, focussing instead on the characters of his court. Chretien introduced Sir Lancelot and also the Holy Grail to the Arthurian legends. He is considered the first major French novelist.

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ISBN-13:
9781775414391
Publisher:
The Floating Press
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
477 KB

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