Four Arthurian Romances

Author(s): Chretien DeTroys
Genre: Poetry
Original Publish Date: Dec 28, 2012
Product Number: EB00676851
Released: Jul 13, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781625585684
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It tells the story of the knight Cliges and his love for his uncle's wife, Fenice. Because of the story's de-romanticized depiction of adultery, it has been called a criticism or parody of the Tristan and Isolde romances. Cliges scholar Lucie Polak not only verifies the Tristan and Isolde reworking found in the text, but also suggests that Cliges may be modeled after Ovid's character Narcissus.

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