The romance of Yder

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Published by D.S. Brewer, Biblio in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], Totowa, NJ, USA .

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Statementedited and translated by Alison Adams.
SeriesArthurian studies,, 8
ContributionsAdams, Alison, 1946-
LC ClassificationsPQ1486.I18 E5 1983
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Paginationvi, 259 p. ;
Number of Pages259
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Open LibraryOL3277775M
ISBN 100859911330
LC Control Number83201393

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Yet it is a highly interesting work, reflecting a tradition which reaches back to the beginnings of Arthurian romance in the early 12th century; it is linked to the famous Arthurian sculpture on the cathedral.

The Romanz du reis Yder (Romance of King Yder) is a medieval Anglo-Norman Arthurian romance, of which 6, octosyllablic verse lines survive. It was characterised in as 'equal in merit to some of Chrétien's best work, and deserves to be better known; the author's style is attractive and full of picturesque detail'.

[2]. In the romance of Yder the hero is represented as the lover of a queen named Guenloie, whereas he is elsewhere said to be the lover of Guinevere.

Indeed, the same romance preserves clear traces of a tender relationship betwen Guinevere and Yder, even though he is actually represented as the lover of Queen : Roger Sherman Loomis. The Romance of Yder by Boydell & Brewer Ltd (Hardback, ) Be the first to write a review. 4 Arthur’s character in this romance is the central focus of an important article titled «King Arthur as Villain in the Thirteenth-Century Romance Yder» by Beate Schmolke-Hasselmann, and of a related article by Alison Adams 2.

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Books Received Alison Adams, ed. and trans., The Romance of Yder. (Arthurian Studies, 8.) Cambridge, Eng.: D. Brewer; Totowa, N.J.: Biblio, Pp. $   The king takes Yder on an aimless quest, making their way into a forest where they find Yder’s true love Guinloie.

She warns them of a pair of giants hard by, dwelling in. This romance well illustrates the drawing power of Arthur's court as a literary centre, and its use as a rallying-point for courteous knights of whatever extraction.

The poem has been termed an "Anti-Tristan", because of its disparaging reference to the love of Tristan and Iseut, which, it is generally supposed, had been narrated by Chretien in.

In the late twelfth or early thirteenth century, a romance of Yder was written in French. In this anti-Arthurian tale, a young Yder sets off on a quest for his vanished father, Nut. During the quest, he visits Queen Guenloie of Carvain and falls in love with her, but is.

Chase of the White Stag, Erec et Enide. There has been a significant amount of debate about the origin of the thirteenth or fourteenth century Welsh romance ‘Geraint ac Enid’, and its relation to the French work ‘Erec et Enide’ by Chrétien de Troyes in the later half of the twelfth century.

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