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condition: good. crease in bookbind
publisher: Penguin Classics
title: Arthurian Romances
author: Chretien De Troyes
Chretien de Troyes did not invent the Arthurian legend: he gave it a sophisticated form, establishing it as a major branch of European literature. This lively edition of Chretien's romances includes ""Perceval,"" the first Grail story, as well as his lays ""Erec and Enide,"" ""Cligs,"" Lancelot,"" and ""Yvain."" In these delicate, passionate works, French chivalry bounds through the centuries to greet modern readers with new words for devotion.