Erec and Enide

Erec and Enide

eBook - 1992
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In this new verse translation of one of the great works of French literature, Dorothy Gilbert captures the vivacity, wit, and grace of the first known Arthurian romance. Erec and Enide is the story of the quest and coming of age of a young knight, an illustrious member of Arthur's court, who must learn to balance the demands of a masculine public life--tests of courage, skill, adaptability, and mature judgment--with the equally urgent demands of the private world of love and marriage. We see his wife, Enide, develop as an exemplar of chivalry in the female, not as an Amazon, but as a brave, reso.
Publisher: CA : University of California Press, 1992
ISBN: 9780520910973
Characteristics: 1 online resource (287 pages)
Additional Contributors: Gilbert, Dorothy


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