ISBN-10:
0415976154
ISBN-13:
9780415976152
Pub. Date:
12/15/2005
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Between Courtly Literature and Al-Andaluz: Oriental Symbolism and Influences in the Romances of Chretien de Troyes / Edition 1

Between Courtly Literature and Al-Andaluz: Oriental Symbolism and Influences in the Romances of Chretien de Troyes / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780415976152
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/15/2005
Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture Series
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents


List of Figures     ix
Acknowledgments     xi
Introduction     1
'Erec et Enide': Enide as 'Magistra Femina' in Erec's Chivalric Quest for Spiritual Perfection     33
'Cliges,' the Phoenix, and the Four Horses of the Apocalypse: Chretien de Troyes' Oriental Reading of the Medieval Epic and Romance Genres     75
Chretien de Troyes' 'Chevalier de la Charrette': A Twelfth-Century History of Patronage?     111
Chretien de Troyes' 'Chevalier au Lion': An Alchemical Treatise?     147
Maternal Filiation and the 'Conte du Graal': The Sin of a Forgotten Lineage     197
Notes     253
Bibliography     305
Index     319

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