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Title Page, Copyright

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CONTENTS

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

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pp. vii-viii

Chrétien de Troyes was not well known to English readers when I began to translate Yvain; or, The Knight with the Lion in 1969.1 was one of a group of native English speakers who had majored in French language and literature and progressed to Old French in graduate school. Chretien was highly esteemed in that circle, but it was not a large one. As a Smith...

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INTRODUCTION

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pp. ix-xxvii

Chrétien de Troyes created the Arthurian romance as a literary genre in the latter part of the twelfth century. He was the first to write long love stories in Old French verse about King Arthur and his knights. Cligès follows Erec and Enide and was probably written around 1176. These two romances are among Chrétien's earliest works. Although they are not...

CLIGÈS

PROLOGUE

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pp. 1-2

KING ARTHUR'S COURT

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pp. 2-13

LOVE LAMENTS

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pp. 13-31

ENGLAND AND KNIGHTHOOD

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pp. 31-35

THE SIEGE OF WINDSOR

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pp. 36-65

ALEXANDER'S WEDDING

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pp. 65-69

THE BIRTH OF CLIGÈS

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pp. 69-71

ALEXANDER'S SETTLEMENT

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pp. 71-77

A GERMAN MARRIAGE

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pp. 77-83

THE COLOGNE TOURNAMENT

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pp. 83-87

THESSALA'S SORCERY

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pp. 87-94

ALIS'S WEDDING

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pp. 94-99

FENICE'S ABDUCTION AND RETURN

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pp. 99-122

CLIGÈS DEPARTS FOR BRITAIN

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pp. 123-133

THE WALLINGFORD TOURNAMENT

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pp. 133-147

CLIGÈS RETURNS TO GREECE

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pp. 147-150

AVOWAL AND PLANS

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pp. 150-164

THE EMPRESS'S ILLNESS

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pp. 164-178

THE TOWER

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pp. 179-196

NOTES

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pp. 197-207

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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pp. 209-217