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The Romance of Tristan and Iseult

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This immortal tale concerns the doomed love between a knight and a princess and#8212; one of the great romances of medieval literature, along with that of Lancelot and Guinevere. The heroic Tristan, nephew and champion of King Mark of Cornwall, journeys to Ireland to bring home his uncle's betrothed, the fair Iseult. Their shipboard voyage takes a tumultuous turn with a misunderstanding and a magic potion, and the lovers quickly find that there's no turning back. This version of an enduring theme in Western art, literature, and music consists of a seamless weaving of many medieval sources into a captivating narrative, complemented by Hilaire Belloc's eloquent translation.

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This immortal tale concerns the doomed love between a knight and a princess and#8212; one of the great romances of medieval literature, along with that of Lancelot and Guinevere.

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This immortal tale from the Age of Chivalry concerns the doomed love between Tristan, a Cornish knight, and Iseult, an Irish princess. An enduring theme in Western art, literature, and music, Tristan and Iseult's tragic romance was most famously interpreted by Richard Wagner in his popular opera. This edition features J. Bédier's seamless weaving of many medieval sources into a captivating narrative, complemented by Hillaire Belloc's eloquent translation.

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ISBN:
9780486440194
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Bedier, J.
Translator:
Belloc, Hilaire
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Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
Classics
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Arthurian romances
Subject:
Romances
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Tristan (Legendary character) -- Romances.
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Trade Paper
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Dover Books on Literature & Drama
Publication Date:
20050231
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TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
96
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8.5 x 5.38 in 0.31 lb

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This immortal tale concerns the doomed love between a knight and a princess and#8212; one of the great romances of medieval literature, along with that of Lancelot and Guinevere.

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This immortal tale from the Age of Chivalry concerns the doomed love between Tristan, a Cornish knight, and Iseult, an Irish princess. An enduring theme in Western art, literature, and music, Tristan and Iseult's tragic romance was most famously interpreted by Richard Wagner in his popular opera. This edition features J. Bédier's seamless weaving of many medieval sources into a captivating narrative, complemented by Hillaire Belloc's eloquent translation.

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