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ISBN: 9780802063687 - The Story of Troilus
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The Story of Troilus

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Gordon, R. K.

ISBN: 9780802063687
Format: Paperback
Publisher: University of Toronto Press


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The only collection in English of the major medieval versions of the story of .Troilus and Criseyde. - from Benoit de Sainte-Maure, Boccaccio, Chaucer, and Henryson. Reprinted from the 1964 edition. First published in 1934.

 

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Originally published by J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd., 1934. In this volume Gordon presents the four great medieval versions of the love of Troilus and Criseida: Benoit de Sainte-Maure's Roman de Troie, written in approximately 1160 and the earliest surviving version of the story; Giovanni Boccaccio's It Filostrato (c 1338), which drew on Benoit's tale for one of its two main sources; Georffrey Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde c 1385), for centuries considered his best work; and Robert Henryson's Testament of Cresseid (c 1490), which functions as a continuation of the story Chaucer tells.
 
 

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