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Three Arthurian Romances: Poems from Medieval France

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For most modern readers, the words 'Round Table' and 'Arthurian Romance' conjure up images of an enchanted kingdom peopled with virtous knights and damsels in distress. Some medieval texts do indeed offer such a picture, but they are decidedly in the minority. The adventure romances brought together in this collection tell instead of villains and heroes whose stories are built upon the concerns, dreams and failures of their intended readers. Throughout these tales morality is complicated by desire in ways which find many ...

Three Arthurian Romances: Poems from Medieval France 1996, Orion Publishing Group, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780460875776

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