Lancelot: The Knight of the Cart

Lancelot: The Knight of the Cart

By: Chretien (author), Chretien de Troyes (author), Professor Burton Raffel (translator)Paperback

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In this outstanding new translation of Lancelot, Burton Raffel brings to English language readers the fourth of Chretien's five surviving romantic Arthurian poems. This poem was the first to introduce Lancelot as an important figure in the King Arthur legend.

About Author

Burton Raffel is distinguished professor of humanities at the University of Southwestern Louisiana. He has published extensively, including six books and chapbooks of poetry, three texts on the translation process, and award-winning translations of Zola, Cervantes, and Rabelais. He is currently working on the translation of Chr'tiens fifth and final romantic poem, Perceval.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780300071214
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 254
  • ID: 9780300071214
  • weight: 295
  • ISBN10: 0300071213
  • translations: French

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