Chrétien de Troyes: A Study of the Arthurian Romances

Chrétien de Troyes: A Study of the Arthurian Romances

This 1981 book provides an interpretation of the five Arthurian romances of Chrétien de Troyes. It explores how this most enigmatic and influential of medieval romance-writers reveals his ideas about man, society and God. The texts range from Erec and Enide, through Cliges to Perceval or Le Conte du Graal.

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