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Arthurian Romances (Penguin Classics)

Arthurian Romances (Penguin Classics)
Author: Chr├ętien de Troyes
ISBN 13: 9780140445213
ISBN 10: 140445218
Edition: Revised ed.
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 2004-06-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 528
List Price: $17.00

The twelfth-century poet, Chrétien de Troyes, is chiefly responsible for the preservation of Arthurian myth and its eminent role in European literature. This sensitive translation of his verse narratives features 4 romances. Its tales of Lancelot and early Grail legends offer lively, accessible views of the ideals of French chivalry.