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Virtually nothing is known of his life. I unapologetically love Arthurian romance and it was great to read the “origin” story of Lancelot.

Lancelot: The Knight of the Cart

To ask other readers questions about Lancelotplease sign up. Published October 20th by Yale University Press first published Definitely caabllero this text well enough, though this is a new edition and translation to me — the one I read before 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 I should preface this by saying that I really love Arthurian legends.

Definitely want to reread this in the prose version. Jan 29, Kalina rated it really liked it. 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.

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. Not that it HAS a cover per se. Lancelot finally kills Meleagent, and that’s the end. The Knight of the Cart General comments 1 2 Jun 11, If you know nothing about King Arthur, I’d still recommend this book because I found it to be a caballlero story of adventure and romance; plus, I found it really funny.

Lancelot: The Knight of the Cart by Chrétien de Troyes

I think they are wonderful, fun, and overall just great stories. The second pits a chivalric virtue, generosity or largesse OFr. This edition is pretty great; it’s a modern translation of a stage of French that non-trained modern readers wouldn’t understand, and since it’s a high school edition, it also comes with notes and explanatory texts at the end. Therefore, this Arthurian legend like the others, gives you a clue to the prevailing attitude in France that time.


Dec 29, Tyron Van Geest rated it really liked it. Refresh and try again. This is not as boring a read acballero one may think compared to other medieval l. This archaic literature is a defining moment both in literature and history.

Each of these al sets up a particular duality. Quite the opposite, excepted the main character, the key characters of the story are mostly women. Lancelot and Guinevere are both presented as honorable characters, even if they are, after all, adulterers.

Erec and Enide was about a knight reconciling his marriage with his life of chivalry, Yvain about a knight reconciling his life of chivalry with his marriage. Comfort prose translation from the early twentieth century: The Knight of the Cart General comments. Une autre illustration de son amour chevaleresque est qu’il refuse lanceolt avances de toutes les femmes au nom de son amour pour la reine.

It should also be noted that women are not relegated to the background or to the role of damsel in distress. That being said, I really enjoyed this one. No hay quien no se burle de este al momento en que todos se enteran de su infortunio, actitud que va cambiando a medida que transcurre el accionar de la novela.

In his last, unfinished work, Percevalthe mysterious Grail makes its first appearance in literature. Guinevere must become personally unpalatable, submitting her lover to any number of unreasonable trials, and he must put up not only with the trials, but with her whims as well.

The focus in this story is all on Lancelot, Gauvain and Guinevere. Eventually, the queen allows herself to be ruled by Reason, not Joy, so she is capable of suppressing her own desires. Nevertheless, this book is definite While this felt like a typically medieval story with some flaws that the modern critic may find problematic, I found it remarkably enjoyable.

Au final, j’ai failli m’ennuyer, alors que le texte ne fait que cent pages. This book is, more or less, where Lancelot enters literary history and becomes an important part of the Arthurian caballerp. Si bien hay escenas memorables y frescas en un comienzo, estas se van repitiendo hasta que termina la novela.

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. 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 carreta is really fascinating.


Packed with action, quick pace, filled with drama and medieval heroism, it also caballdro 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 oo. I knew all about Lancelot and Guinevere’s affair going into the story so that didn’t surprise me in the least, but I liked the adventure Lancelot had to go on to find and save Guinevere.

Nevertheless, this book is definitely worth a read.

Lancelot, El Caballero de La Carreta

This comment sets carrrta whole adventure in a Harrowing of Hell mode, where Lancelot stands in for Christ, redeeming those souls ensnared by Satan through no fault of their own. I always had a soft lanfelot for the Middle-Ages and our romanticised idea of it. All that we know about ,ancelot 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 carrwta 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.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. But none of the story is specific to Lancelot. However, the poem was tremendously influential—prior to it, Lancelot had had a very meagre biography, but afterwards, he became the major knight of the Round Table.

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!