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Lancelot-Grail The Old French Arthurian Vulgate and Post-Vulgate in Translation

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ISBN-10: 1843842351

ISBN-13: 9781843842354

Edition: 2010

Authors: Norris J. Lacy, Samuel N. Rosenberg, Roberta L. Krueger

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The French Lancelot-Grail Cycle (also known as the Vulgate Cycle) and the slightly later Post-Vulgate are long prose romances that present the full Arthurian story, including Camelot and the Round Table, the love story of Lancelot and Guenevere, the life of Merlin, and the Quest for the Grail.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 3/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 410
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.21" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Bear Grylls was brought up on the Isle of Wight, where he learned to climb with his father. He spent three years in the British Army & is a martial arts expert. He is currently attempting to be the first person to jet-ski around the entire landmass of Great Britain.

Norman R. Shapiro is a professor of romance languages and literatures at Wesleyan University and a widely published, award-winning translator of French poetry, theater, and fiction. His works include Four Farces by Georges Feydeau, Selected Poems from 'Les Fleurs du Mal' of Baudelaire, One Hundred and One Poems by Paul Verlaine, The Fabulists French, and The Complete Fables of Jean de La Fontaine. He is a member of the Academy of American Poets.

The Nobility of Galehaut
Galehaut and Lancelot Return to Sorelois, Where Galehaut Hears Alarming News
Guenevere Is Accused of Imposture
Galehaut's Plans and the Interpretation of His Dreams: Lovesickness and Destiny
Galehaut Makes Plans to Leave Sorelois in the Hands of Bademagu; Portrayal of Bademagu's Son Meleagant
Lancelot Is Wounded by Meleagant; Guenevere Is Confronted by Her Accusers; Arthur Is Captured and Succumbs to the Wiles of the False Guenevere
Arthur Returns to Court and Proclaims the False Guenevere Queen
Lancelot, as Guenevere's Champion, Defeats Three Foes; He Breaks with Arthur
The Imposture Is Revealed; the False Guenevere Dies; Arthur Repents and Is Reconciled First with Guenevere, Then with Lancelot
Gawain Is Abducted by Caradoc; Lancelot, Yvain, and the Duke of Clarence Set Out in Quest of Him
The Duke of Clarence Learns About Caradoc from His Cousin
Yvain Rescues a Young Man and His Family from a Band of Thieves
Lancelot Extricates Drian from an Enchanted Coffin and Is Warmly Received at Gay Castle
Gawain, in Caradoc's Prison, Is Helped by a Resourceful Damsel
Galehaut Stops Lionel from Setting Out After Lancelot
The Duke of Clarence Rescues a Damsel, Defeats Four Fighters at Pintadol, and Fails at Escalon the Dark
Yvain Attempts to Rescue Sagremor and a Damsel
Melian Brings News of Lancelot to the Royal Court; Arthur and Galehaut Set Out to Rescue Gawain
Lancelot Comes to the Rescue of Yvain and Sagremor
Lancelot and Yvain, en Route to Caradoc's Dolorous Tower, Stop at Escalon the Dark; Yvain Fails, but Lancelot Succeeds
The Duke of Clarence, Despite Warnings, Enters the Valley of No Return
Description of the Valley of No Return
The Duke of Clarence Is Held Prisoner in the Valley of No Return
Lancelot Liberates the Valley's Prisoners but Is Abducted by Morgan the Fay
The Valley's Newly Liberated Prisoners Are Received by Kay of Estral; News of Lancelot Arrives
Lancelot, Released Provisionally, Resists Seduction by Morgan's Damsel; He Recovers Two Bodies from a Riverbed, Then Rejoins Yvain and the Duke of Clarence
Lancelot Confronts Caradoc's Men at the Wicked Pass While Yvain and the Duke of Clarence Go Directly to the Dolorous Tower, Where They Are Captured
Lancelot Triumphs over Caradoc, Liberates Gawain and the Others, and Is Then Recalled to Prison by Morgan the Fay
Morgan the Fay Sends a Messenger to the Royal Court to Denounce the Love of Lancelot and Guenevere; Galehaut, Lionel, and Gawain Set Out in Quest of Lancelot
Galehaut Discovers Lancelot's Shield and Battles Successfully, Though Not Without Being Wounded, to Gain Possession of It
Morgan the Fay Releases Lancelot, but on Condition That He Not See the Queen Before Christmas
Lionel Is Led to Believe That Lancelot Is Dead, but Then Learns the Truth by Catching Sight of Him Himself; Lionel Rejoins Galehaut and They Both Go to Sorelois
Yvain Comes upon Gawain in Combat and Helps Him; They Discover Lancelot in a Tournament, but He Refuses to Return to Court with Them
Lancelot Goes to Sorelois, Only to Find that Galehaut Has Departed; He Too Leaves, but in Circumstances That Suggest Suicide
Galehaut, at Court, Hears that Lancelot Is Back in Sorelois; He Returns, Only to Hear the News of Lancelot's Apparent Suicide, and Dies Heartbroken
Meleagant Abducts Guenevere; Lancelot, in Quest of the Queen, Rides in a Cart
Lancelot and an Amorous Young Lady; Lancelot at the Holy Cemetery
Lancelot Crosses the Stony Pass; Lancelot and Meleagant's Sister; The Sword Bridge
Lancelot in Gorre; Guenevere's Rejection and Pardon of Lancelot; Lancelot Captured by Meleagant's Seneschal
Guenevere and Gawain Return to Arthur's Court; Bors Is Shunned at Court; Gawain, Arthur, and Guenevere Ride in the Cart
Lancelot at the Tournament of Pomeglai; Meleagant Locks Lancelot in a Tower
Meleagant's Sister Frees Lancelot; Lancelot Kills Meleagant at Arthur's Court
Lancelot Agrees to Fight at Bademagu's Court, Defends Guenevere, and Rediscovers Lionel and Hector at the Castle of Maidens
Hector and Lionel Reunited with Bors at Court; Bors Defends the Maiden of Hungerford Castle Against a Wicked Seneschal
Bors Defeats Gallides and His Men Before Hungerford Castle
Gallides Makes Peace with the Lady of Hungerford Castle, Who Learns That Bors Despises Her
Bors Removes the Iron Bands from King Agrippes's Daughter; Bors Wins King Brandegorre's Tournament
Bors Spurns King Brandegorre's Daughter; Twelve Knights Take Vows of Service to the Lady
Lancelot Discovers Galehaut's Casket and Defends It; Lancelot Rescues Meleagant's Sister
Lancelot Vanquishes Arramant and Kills His Accuser at Bademagu's Court; Lancelot Defeats Parides and Buries Galehaut at the Dolorous Guard
Bors Rescues Lambegue and Pardons the Lady of Hungerford Castle
Bademagu Learns That Lancelot Has Killed Meleagant and Mourns
Lancelot Defends Guenevere Against Bors; Guenevere Sends Sagremor and Dodinel to Mathamas's
The Adventures of Sagremor at Mathamas's
The Adventures of Dodinel, Who Defends a Maiden
Griffon of the Treacherous Pass Demands Lancelot's Armor; Kay Is Captured by Griffon
The Queen and Her Retinue Mourn Lancelot at the Fairies' Fountain
Lancelot and the Old Woman Stay with a Forester
Dodinel Imprisoned
The Queen Recounts Lancelot's Death at Court, and Gawain Makes a Vow; The Story of King Agrestes and the Black Cross
Gawain Fails to Join Together the Broken Sword of Joseph of Arimathea; The Story of the Sword
The Adventures of Agloval
Sir Gawain Defeats Mathamas and Frees Sagremor
Hector Kills Dodinel's Captor and Frees Dodinel; The Ten Companions Converge at the White Cross
Sir Gawain Champions the Friend of Tanaguin the Blond; Hector Defeats Sir Gawain; Hector and Sir Gawain Are Overcome at the Cemetery of the Burning Tomb
Sir Gawain Fails at the Grail Castle and Learns the Significance of His Adventure from a Hermit
Hector Defeats Marigart the Red at Raguidel Castle
Yvain's Adventures in Quest of Lancelot
Sir Gawain and His Brothers Described; The Adventures of Mordred