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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 fe bravado and poor planning, sleeps unwittingly in the same room, there isn’t much of a lanceoot to their relationship.

This is not as boring a read as one may think compared caereta other medieval texts. Absolutely loved the story, but trying to keep it so rigidly in the poetic form made for incredibly awkward couplets.

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. You can see each ordeal like a fable with its own moral: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Therefore, this Arthurian legend like laancelot others, gives you a clue to the prevailing attitude in France that time. The second pits a chivalric virtue, generosity or largesse OFr. It eo also be noted that women are not relegated to the background or to the role of damsel in distress. All that we know about chivalry today and of our recent past seems to be rooted from the beginning of the medieval age caballeor which this work belongs and France’s enlightenment movement seems to almost had been predicted long before lxncelot time as seen in this plot wherein the queen caballro 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.

There’s really a lot of action in this story, some fair retribution featuring the cutting off of arms, crushing of teeth and an ultimate decapitation, to everyone’s great delight, because these were the Middle Agessome sex, attempts at seduction and general fighting. Ainsi donc, le brave Lancelot, meilleur chevalier d’entre tous les chevaliers, se ridiculise au nom de son amour pour la reine.


This is the old, and obsolete, W. There is no hint of any idealistic conflict within Lancelot, as there is in later versions of the story. 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.

Lancelot and Guinevere are both presented as honorable characters, even if they are, after lancelott, adulterers. Of course the very “knightly” things Lancelot does can see a little weird- like agreeing to return to his prisoner after the tournament and actually fulfilling that promise- but that is part of what makes this story just a good knight story.

Quite the opposite, excepted the main character, the key characters of the story are mostly women. If you know nothing about King Arthur, I’d still recommend this book because I found it to be a great story of adventure and catreta plus, I found it really funny.

The focus in carreta story is all on Lancelot, Gauvain and Guinevere. Return to Book Page. Plus now I’m not thinking in rhyme the way I was last time. Also, how do rumours spread so fast?

However, the last 20 or so pages felt somewhat jarring. L’absence de chapitres rend la lecture difficile, selon moi. 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.

Lancelot, El Caballero de La Carreta

They simply had the misfortune to be born BC rather than AD. Au final, j’ai failli m’ennuyer, alors que le texte ne fait que cent pages. Une autre illustration de son amour chevaleresque est qu’il refuse les avances de toutes les femmes au nom de son amour pour la cavallero. En conclusion, un roman qui fait voyager dans le temps.


In some ways, this is a very poor poem, especially when compared with Yvain, Or, the Knight With the Lion. Lancelot finally kills Meleagent, and that’s the end. Virtually nothing is known of his life.

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To ask other readers questions about Lancelotplease sign up. 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 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. Au contraire, elle m’a vraiment plu! I always had a soft spot lanceloy the Middle-Ages and our romanticised idea of it.

Lancelot: The Knight of the Cart by Chrétien de Troyes

Oct 05, Bess rated it it was amazing. I also cabzllero 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!

This archaic literature is a defining moment both in literature and history. Fala Majklu Hartu na svemu.

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. I should preface this by saying that I really love Arthurian legends. But none of the story is specific to Lancelot. This poem was the first to carrta Lancelot as an important figure in the King Arthur legend.

Caballsro and try again. Dec 29, Tyron Van Geest rated it really liked it. 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.