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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin Classics
Publication date June 1, 1991
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780140445213
ISBN-10 0140445218
Dimensions 1 by 5 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $17.00
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Weaves elements of personal desire into the King Arthur legends, telling tales of adulterous relationships and conflicts between love and honor, and provides the basis of today's Arthurian legends.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Fantastic adventures abound in these courtly romances: Erec and Enide, Cligés, The Knight of the Cart, The Knight with the Lion, and The Story of the Grail.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781434470607
 
from Wildside Pr (May 30, 2008)
9781434470607 | details & prices | 400 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $39.95
About: A selection of Arthurian Romances by Chretien de Troyes.
With W. W. Comfort | from J M Dent & Sons Ltd (June 1, 1955)
9780460006989 | details & prices | List price $12.95
Paperback
Book cover for 9780140445213 Book cover for 9780460116985 Book cover for 9780486451015 Book cover for 9781434470591 Book cover for 9781449910525
 
from Lightning Source Inc (June 20, 2012)
9781486150779 | details & prices | 150 pages | List price $9.94
from Createspace Independent Pub (March 26, 2012)
9781449910525 | details & prices | 212 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $6.95
About: In "Arthurian Romances," Chrétien de Troyes takes the legends surrounding King Arthur and weaves in new psychological elements of personal desire and courtly manner to fashion a new form of medieval Romance.
from Wildside Pr (May 30, 2008)
9781434470591 | details & prices | 400 pages | 5.25 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.16 lbs | List price $19.95
About: A selection of Arthurian Romances by Chretien de Troyes.
With W. W. Comfort | from Dover Pubns (June 16, 2006)
9780486451015 | details & prices | 312 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $12.95
About: Although he didn't invent the Round Table or the tales of its fellowship, the twelfth-century poet Chrétien de Troyes was the first to recount in verse the adventures of Arthur's knights.
With D. D. R. Owen (other contributor) | Revised edition from Everyman (October 15, 1993)
9780460873895 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $15.95
About: Offers modern translations of the medieval French poems about the Knights of the Round Table, including 'Erec and Enide,' 'Lancelot,' and 'Perceval,' and briefly discusses Chretien's life and writing style
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With William W. Kibler (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Penguin Classics (June 1, 1991)
9780140445213 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $17.00
About: Weaves elements of personal desire into the King Arthur legends, telling tales of adulterous relationships and conflicts between love and honor, and provides the basis of today's Arthurian legends.
from Everyman (January 15, 1991)
9780460116985 | details & prices | List price $7.95
About: In "Arthurian Romances," Chrétien de Troyes takes the legends surrounding King Arthur and weaves in new psychological elements of personal desire and courtly manner to fashion a new form of medieval Romance.
from Everyman (July 15, 1990)
9780460870658 | details & prices | List price $7.95
About: Chretien de Troyes was a French poet in the late 12th century whose work represents some of the best examples of Arthurian legend from medieval times.

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