SILENCE. A THIRTEENTH CENTURY FRENCH ROMANCE (Medieval Texts and Studies No. 10)
Publisher: East Lansing:Colleagues Press
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Very Good
Edition: 1st edition
East Lansing:Colleagues Press. (1992). xxiv+343pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good condition. Pink boards clean with title in silver on spine. Page edges soiled from dust residue. Internally, the author has inscribed the 1st free end page, otherwise pages clean. The binding is tight but cocked, and hinges intact. The dust jacket is lightly shelfworn with wear along edges, otherwise in very good condition. Bilingual edition. *"The Roman De Silence, an Arthurian romance of the thirteenth century, is finally recovering its voice after seven hundred years of undeserved neglect. Drawing on traditinal themes (the warrior maiden, Potiphas's wife and Merlin's laughter), it tells of a girl raised as a boy, equally accomplished as a minstrel and knight, whose final task, the capture of Merlin, leads to her unmasking"...dj.