Cligés
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429 Pages

23.4 x 15.6 cm

Series: Arthurian Studies

Imprint: D.S.Brewer

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Fully annotated edition, in French, of late 12c Arthurian romance.
Cligés is generally thought to be the second of Chrétien's Arthurian romances, probably written between 1185-87. This critical edition of Cligésis the first since Wendelin Foerster's in (1884) to take account of allthe manuscripts. Based on the Guiot manuscript, it contains many emendations, producing a text closer to that of Chrétien's original. Variant apparatus, notes, glossary, and editorial comment on the manuscripts accompany the text.

STEWART GREGORY is in the Department of French, Leicester University; the late CLAUDE LUTTRELL was formerly in the Department of English at the same university, and is known for his books and articles on 12c French Arthurian romance.
"Represent[s] the first truly critical edition... almost impossible to fault." MEDIUM AEVUM
"The text is beautifully presented. This new edition will be a useful addition to the libraries of Chretien scholars...providing a text which sets out to remedy the inadequacies of the CFMA edition...a useful service in stimulating interest in this underrated romance." FRENCH STUDIES

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9780859913836

April 1993

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Title Details

429 Pages

2.34 x 1.56 cm

Series: Arthurian Studies

Imprint: D.S.Brewer