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Want to Read saving…. I like better bittersweet or tragic endings rather than cheerful ones, and the predictability of the last fight bothered me a little. I also have to add that the conclusion gives no answer about the Lancelot-Guinevere love story; I wish there was a sequel to let us know if Arthur discover them and what will be his reaction!
Nevertheless, this book is acballero While this felt like a typically medieval story with some flaws that the modern critic may find problematic, I found it remarkably enjoyable. Spero di riuscire a leggere altro di Chretien de Troyes. Ainsi donc, le brave Lancelot, meilleur chevalier d’entre tous les chevaliers, se ridiculise au nom de son cabqllero pour la reine. Lancelot and Guinevere are both presented as honorable characters, even if they are, after all, adulterers.
You can see each ordeal like a fable with its own moral: Quite the opposite, excepted the main character, the key characters of the story are mostly women. Sep 30, Raeanne rated it really liked it.
Lancelot: The Knight of the Cart
That being said, I really enjoyed this one. The Knight of the Cart General comments 1 2 Jun 11, Par contre les scenes d’amour son pudiques, fade-to-black. Une autre illustration de son amour chevaleresque est qu’il refuse les avances de toutes les femmes au nom de son amour pour la reine. They are usually available very cheaply — I suggest getting all four in one file, if you are interested, and can’t afford the modern translations.
Dec 29, Tyron Van Geest rated it really liked it.
This is the old, and obsolete, W. Each of these debates sets up a particular duality. His poetry is marked by a learning and a taste for dialectic acquired in Latin schools; but at the same time it reveals a warm human sympathy which breathes life into characters and situations.
This archaic literature is a defining moment both in literature and history. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.
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Definitely know this text well enough, though this is a new edition and translation to me — the one I read cabsllero rhymed, and it was quite nice to read one that didn’t because it felt Oh, woe is me that none of these editions are properly set up on Goodreads but I don’t have the authority to edit them If you know nothing about King Arthur, I’d still recommend this book lancelto I found it to be a great story of adventure and romance; plus, I found it really funny.
While this felt like a typically medieval story with some flaws that the modern critic may find problematic, I found it remarkably enjoyable. Emotion wins here, but only after a struggle.
Packed with action, quick pace, filled with drama and medieval heroism, it also leaves room for different interpretations, such as the view it gives on the issue of courtly love, which can easily provoke a discussion that may never be resolved. Virtually nothing is known of his life. En conclusion, un roman qui fait voyager dans le temps.
Therefore, this Arthurian legend like the others, gives you a clue to the prevailing attitude in France that time. Sep 16, Laurence R. This is not as boring a read as one may think compared to other medieval texts.
Open Preview See a Problem? Definitely want to reread this in the prose version.
All that we know about chivalry today and of our recent past seems to be rooted from the beginning of the medieval age to which this work belongs and France’s enlightenment movement seems to almost had been predicted long before its time as seen in this plot wherein the queen decided to choose reason over emotion in her reaction towards seeing Lancelot in Arthur’s court after a year of imprisonment, seeming to bring con This archaic literature is a defining moment both in literature and history.
To ask other readers questions about Lancelotplease sign up. Of course the very “knightly” things Lancelot does can see a little weird- like agreeing to return to his prisoner after the tournamen I should preface this by saying that I really love Arthurian legends. Although he includes a perfunctory love scene where a bloody-fingered Lancelot bends metal bars to hook up with an imprisoned Guinevere while Kay, gravely wounded by his usual combination of bravado and poor planning, sleeps unwittingly in the same room, there isn’t much of a payoff to their relationship.
Comfort prose translation from the early twentieth century: Refresh and try again.
Arthur is a typical cuckold, weak, ineffectual, and pathetic—perhaps even comic. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Possibly a native of Troyes, he enjoyed patronage there from the Countess Marie of Champagne before dedicating his last romance to Count Philip of Flanders, perhaps about This tale is especially intriguing because it is the first time the character of Lancelot appears in the legends, so seeing his kind is origin story unfold is really fascinating.
However, the last 20 or so pages felt somewhat jarring. Lancelot is still endlessly pathetic and everybody needs to get a grip and learn to fact-check instead of believing every rumour they hear to the point of wanting to die because of bad news.
It is a world with nothing in common with our own, therefore unfamiliar and prone to work our imagination.
Lancelot: The Knight of the Cart by Chrétien de Troyes
Eventually, the queen allows herself to be ruled by Reason, not Joy, so she is capable of suppressing her own desires. If I understand things correctly, Guinevere is often portrayed less favorably elsewhere, but this roman was commanded by Marie of Champagne, who perhaps wanted their story represented this way.
Also, how do rumours spread so fast? All that we know about chivalry today and of our recent past seems to be rooted from the beginning of the medieval age to which this work belongs and France’s enlightenment movement seems to almost had been predicted long before its time as seen in this plot wherein the queen decided to choose reason over emotion in her reaction towards seeing Lancelot in Arthur’s court after a year of imprisonment, seeming to bring conclusion to their adulterous affair.
What may also surprise the modern reader is the amount of female characters, who actually aren’t merely decorative, and how unsqueamish they all are. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
A must read for literary lovers who want to follow through the history of literature and its place in history.