Early French Tristan Poems: II

December 1998
296 pages
23.4x15.6 cm
Arthurian Archives
ISBN: 9780859915427
Format: Hardback
BISAC LIT004150, LIT011000

Early French Tristan Poems: II

Edited by Norris J. Lacy

These first volumes of the series Arthurian Archives present the Old French verse texts devoted to Tristan and Iseut. Authoritative critical editions are complemented by parallel translations, with introduction, variants and rejected readings, and critical notes. The Tristan tradition in medieval France is dominated by two longer poems by Beroul and Thomas, both included in these volumes; the full contents of the two volumes are:
I. Béroul, The Romance of TristranNORRIS J. LACY; Les Folies Tristan: La Folie Tristan (Berne) and La Folie Tristan (Oxford) SAMUEL N. ROSENBERG
II. Thomas, Tristan STEWART GREGORY; `The Carlisle Fragment' of Thomas's Tristan IAN SHORT; Marie de France, Chevrefeuil RICHARD O'GORMAN; Tristan Ménestrel and Tristan RossignolKAREN FRESCO
NORRIS J. LACY is Professor of French at the Pennsylvania State University.

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