Yvain; or, The Knight with the Lion / Edition 1

Yvain; or, The Knight with the Lion / Edition 1

by Chrétien de Troyes
     
 


This verse translation of Yvain; or, The Knight with the Lion brings to life a fast-paced yet remarkably subtle work often considered to be the masterpiece of the twelfth-century French writer Chrétien de Troyes. The creator of the Arthurian romance as a genre, Chrétien is revealed in this work as a witty, versatile writer who mastered both theSee more details below

Overview


This verse translation of Yvain; or, The Knight with the Lion brings to life a fast-paced yet remarkably subtle work often considered to be the masterpiece of the twelfth-century French writer Chrétien de Troyes. The creator of the Arthurian romance as a genre, Chrétien is revealed in this work as a witty, versatile writer who mastered both the soaring flight of emotion and the devastating aside and was as skillful a debater of the finer points of love as he was a describer of battles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820307589
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Publication date:
12/28/1984
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
519,965
Product dimensions:
6.07(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.65(d)

Meet the Author


Ruth Harwood Cline is a research associate in the department of history at Georgetown University.

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