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Bibliography on Cliges

Laughter, Love and Chivalry: Society and Culture in the French Middle Ages, 2017/18, Semester 1, 2
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Bibliography on Cligès

Frappier, Jean, Chrétien de Troyes, (Paris: Hatier, 1968), (Edward Boyle Level 9, classmark French B-11 Chr/F).

Gaunt, Simon, "Between two (or more) deaths: Tristan, Lancelot, Cligès", in his Love and Death in Medieval French and Occitan Courtly Literature: Martyrs to Love, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006), pp. 104-137, (Brotherton classmark French B-0.31 Gau and available online as an electronic book).

Grimbert, Joan Tasker, "On Fenice’s vain attempt to revise a romantic archetype and Chrétien’s fabled hostility to the Tristan legend", in Reassessing the Heroine in Medieval French Literature, ed. Kathy M. Krause, Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2001, pp. 87-106. (Brotherton Library French B-0.31 Kra and EBL HDC G0076).

Grimbert, Joan Tasker, "Cligès and the chansons: A slave to love", in A companion to Chrétien de Troyes, ed. Norris J. Lacy and Joan Tasker Grimbert, Arthurian Studies 63, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2005, pp. 120-36. (Brotherton classmark French B-11 Chr/L)

Haidu, Peter, Aesthetic distance in Chretien de Troyes : Irony and comedy in Cliges and Perceval: , (Genève: Droz, 1968). (Brotherton classmark French B-11 Chr/H).

Hunt, Tony, "Tradition and originality in the prologues of CT", Forum for modern language studies. 8 (1972), pp.320-44 (EBL HDC H0462).

Kelly, Douglas, ed., The Romances of Chrétien de Troyes : a symposium, (Lexington, KY: French Forum, 1985), (Brotherton classmark French B-11 Chr/K).

Lacy, Norris J., The craft of Chrétien de Troyes : an essay on narrative art, (Leiden: Brill, 1980). (EBL SR AND SL French B-11 Chr/L)

Lefay-Toury, Marie-Noelle, "Roman breton et mythes courtois: l'évolution du personnage féminin dans les romans de CT", Cahiers de civilisation médiévale, Xe-XIIe siècles.15 (1972), pp.193-204, 283-93 (EBL HDC L0246).

Mullally, Evelyn, The artist at work : narrative technique in Chrétien de Troyes, in Transactions of the American Philosophical Society. 78,4 (1988), (Brotherton classmark General Ame/T).

Noble, Peter S., Love and marriage in Chrétien de Troyes, (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1982), (BL and EBL SR and SL French B-11 Chr/N).

Polak, Lucie, Chrétien de Troyes: Cligés, (London: Grant and Cutler, 1982), (Edward Boyle Level 9 classmark French B-11 Chr/P and MLL).

Pickens, Rupert T., ed., The Sower and his seed : essays on Chrétien de Troyes, (Lexington, KY: French Forum, 1986), (Brotherton classmark French B-11 Chr/P).

Pickens, Rupert T., "Estoire, lai and romance: Chrétien’s Erec et Enide and Cligés", The Romanic review. 66 (1975), pp. 247-62. (Brotherton West 2 Annexe, General Journals Rom).

Robertson, D.W., "CT's Cligès and the Ovidian spirit", Comparative literature.7 (1955), pp.32-42 (EBL HDC R0307).

Shirt, David, "Cligès - a twelfth-century matrimonial case-book?", Forum for modern language studies. 18 (1982), pp.75-89 (EBL HDC S0887).

Shirt, David, "Cligès: realism in romance", Forum for modern language studies.13 (1977), pp.365-80 (EBL HDC S0618).

Topsfield, Leslie T., Chrétien de Troyes : a study of the Arthurian romances, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1981) (Brotherton classmark French B-11 Chr/T).

Van Hamel, A.G., "Cligès et Tristan", Romania. 33 (1904), pp.465-89 (EBL HDC H0463).

Zaddy, Z.P., Chrétien studies : problems of form and meaning in Erec, Yvain, Cligés and the Charrete , (Glasgow: University of Glasgow Press, 1973), (Brotherton classmark French B-11 Chr/Z and pp. 159-80 are also available at EBL HDC Z0032).


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