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INTRODUCTION
PROLOGUE
THE ABDUCTION OF GUINEVERE
THE CART
THE FLAMING LANCE
THE GUARDIAN OF THE FORD
THE AMOROUS HOSTESS
THE GILDED COMB
THE GAMES
THE TOMBS
THE STONY PASSAGEWAY
THE RIOT
THE PROUD KNIGHT
THE SWORD BRIDGE
THE DUEL FOR THE QUEEN
THE QUEEN'S REJECTION
THE QUEEN'S REPENTANCE
LANCELOT'S BETRAYAL
THE TOURNAMENT
LANCELOT'S IMPRISONMENT
THE LAST BATTLE
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Lancelot; or, The Knight of the Cart by Chrétien de Troyes, Translated by Ruth Harwood Cline

Lancelot; or, The Knight of the Cart by Chrétien de Troyes, Translated by Ruth Harwood Cline

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In this verse translation of Chrétien de Troyes's Lancelot, Ruth Harwood Cline revives the original story of the immortal love affair between Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere, a tale that has spawned interpretations ranging from Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur to Lerner and Lowe's Camelot.

By remaining faithful to Chrétien's highly structured form, Cline preserves the pace, the pungency of proverbial expressions, and the work's poetical devices and word play in translating this archetypal tale of courtly love from Old French into modern English. Cline's introduction--containing a description of Arthur in history and literature, a discussion of courtly love, and an account of the continuations of the story of Lancelot and Guinevere--makes Lancelot an ideal classroom text.
In this verse translation of Chrétien de Troyes's Lancelot, Ruth Harwood Cline revives the original story of the immortal love affair between Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere, a tale that has spawned interpretations ranging from Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur to Lerner and Lowe's Camelot.

By remaining faithful to Chrétien's highly structured form, Cline preserves the pace, the pungency of proverbial expressions, and the work's poetical devices and word play in translating this archetypal tale of courtly love from Old French into modern English. Cline's introduction--containing a description of Arthur in history and literature, a discussion of courtly love, and an account of the continuations of the story of Lancelot and Guinevere--makes Lancelot an ideal classroom text.

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