Yvain; Or, the Knight with the Lion

University of Georgia Press
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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.
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About the author

Ruth Harwood Cline is a research associate in the department of history at Georgetown University.
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Publisher
University of Georgia Press
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Published on
Mar 15, 2011
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Pages
226
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ISBN
9780820340555
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Language
English
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Genres
Literary Criticism / Medieval
Poetry / European / General
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