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The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

by:Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885

This translation of Notre-Dame de Paris offers Victor Hugo's epic view of mankind's history, which assumes even more importance than the novel's compelling story.

Editions:3025  Date:0665 - 2017  Genre(s):History, Romances

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Bulfinch's mythology: The age of fable, the age of chivalry, Legends of Charlemagne

by:Bulfinch, Thomas, 1796-1867

The basic work on classical mythology. Includes information on Greek, Roman, Norse, Egyptian, Asian, Germanic myths, as well as the Arthurian cycle and other heroic epics.

Editions:277  Date:1855 - 2017  Genre(s):Romances, Romances, Folklore, Romances, Folklore

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The man in the iron mask

by:Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870

Built around the incident of the mysterious and unfortunate prisoner in the Bastille, Dumas concludes the adventures of the three musketeers. It is the Musketeers' final adventure during which they plot to replace King Louis XIV of France with his twin brother, the true king, who has been falsely imprisoned in the Bastille for eight years.

Editions:382  Date:1800 - 2018  Genre(s):History, Historical fiction, Romances, Historical fiction, Historical fiction

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Le morte d'Arthur

by:Malory, Thomas, Sir, active 15th century

Although many versions of the Arthurian legends exist, Malory's remains the classic telling. The tales, steeped in the magic of Merlin, and the powerful cords of the chivalric code.

Editions:554  Date:1485 - 2017  Genre(s):Arthurian romances, Arthurian romances, Arthurian romances

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The tale of Genji

by:Murasaki Shikibu, 978?-

Written in the eleventh century, this exquisite portrait of courtly life in medieval Japan is widely celebrated as the world's first novel. Genji, the Shining Prince, is the son of an emperor. He is a passionate character whose tempestuous nature, family circumstances, love affairs, alliances, and shifting political fortunes form the core of this magnificent epic. Royall Tyler's superior translation is detailed, poetic, and superbly true to the Japanese original while allowing the modern reader to appreciate it as a contemporary treasure. Supplemented with detailed notes, glossaries, character lists, and chronologies to help the reader navigate the multigenerational narrative, this comprehensive edition presents this ancient tale in the grand style that it deserves.

Editions:812  Date:1600 - 2017  Genre(s):Parables, Romances, Romances, Parables, Parables

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The romance of Tristan and Iseult

by:B├ędier, Joseph, 1864-1938

An attempt to reconstruct the entire romance from fragmentary medieval sources. In modern French.

Editions:711  Date:1864 - 2017  Genre(s):Romances, Arthurian romances, Arthurian romances

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Idylls of the King and a selection of poems

by:Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892

Tennyson's version of the Arthurian legend takes the form of twelve poems telling of King Arthur and the Round Table, from Arthur's initial meeting with his future queen, Guinevere, to the last battle with his son, Modred. This edition also includes extensive selections from Tennyson's other works.

Editions:554  Date:1800 - 2016  Genre(s):Poetry, Arthurian romances, Arthurian romances

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Parzival

by:Wolfram, von Eschenbach, active 12th century

Complete prozavertaling van de Middelhoogduitse versroman. NL-ZmNBD.

Editions:792  Date:1200 - 2017  Genre(s):Arthurian romances, Arthurian romances

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The mists of Avalon

by:Bradley, Marion Zimmer

When Morgan le Fay (Morgaine) has to sacrifice her virginity during fertility rites, the man who impregnates her is her younger brother Arthur, who she turns against when she thinks he has betrayed the old religion of Avalon.

Editions:220  Date:1979 - 2016  Genre(s):Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction

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The sword in the stone

by:White, T. H. (Terence Hanbury), 1906-1964

A retelling of the Arthurian legend.

Editions:150  Date:1936 - 2016  Genre(s):Historical fiction, Arthurian romances, Arthurian romances, Historical fiction, Historical fiction

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