Yvain: The Knight of the Lion / Edition 1

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The twelfth century French poet Chretien de Troyes is a major figure in European literature. Now, for the first time, and experienced translator of medieval verse who is himself a poet provides a translation of Chretien's major poem, Yvain, in verse that fully and satisfyingly captures the movement, the sense, and the spirit of the Old French original.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780300038385
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/1987
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 228
  • Sales rank: 344,212
  • Product dimensions: 5.45 (w) x 8.16 (h) x 0.75 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2005

    Summer reading...

    Well, as a 15 year old female, I have not enjoyed this book one bit. I had to read it for summer and there is actually no way you can understand that much poetry. How do we know what's going on in his mind and why the heck he makes stuff rhyme? I like some poetry, but I'd much rather read a normal book, one without poetry. It was very boring.

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