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A Companion to Gottfried Von Strassburg's "Tristan"

By: Hasty, Will (edited by)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Camden House: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 018241

ISBN: 1571132031

Condition: Brand New

The legend of Tristan and Isolde -- the archetypal narrative about the turbulent effects of all-consuming, passionate love -- achieved its most complete and profound rendering in the German poet Gottfried von Strassburg's verse romance Tristan (ca. 1200-1210). Along with his great literary rival Wolfram von Eschenbach and his versatile predecessor Hartmann von Aue, Gottfried is considered one of three greatest poets produced by medieval Germany, and over the centuries his Tristan has lost none of its ability to attract with the beauty of its poetry and to challenge -- if not provoke -- with it... View more info