The Story of Troilus / Edition 2

The Story of Troilus / Edition 2

by R.K. Gordon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802063683

ISBN-13: 9780802063687

Pub. Date: 12/28/1978

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division

Originally published by J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd., 1934.

In this volume Gordon presents the four great medieval versions of the love of Troilus and Criseida: Benoît de Sainte-Maure's Roman de Troie, written in approximately 1160 and the earliest surviving version of the story; Giovanni Boccaccio's It Filostrato (c 1338), which drew

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Originally published by J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd., 1934.

In this volume Gordon presents the four great medieval versions of the love of Troilus and Criseida: Benoît de Sainte-Maure's Roman de Troie, written in approximately 1160 and the earliest surviving version of the story; Giovanni Boccaccio's It Filostrato (c 1338), which drew on Benoît's tale for one of its two main sources; Georffrey Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde c 1385), for centuries considered his best work; and Robert Henryson's Testament of Cresseid (c 1490), which functions as a continuation of the story Chaucer tells.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802063687
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
12/28/1978
Series:
MART: The Medieval Academy Reprints for Teaching Series, #2
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
383
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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