Chrétien de Troyes’ Erec and Enide, which presents the story of a knight and his .. a todas las novelas de Troyes y ya lo había comprobado anteriormente. CHRETIEN DE TRO YES’ EREC ET ENIDE. AND C IST E R C IA N S P IR IT U A L IT Y. Patricia Ann Quattrin, M.A.. Western Michigan University, So Chretien de Troyes maintains that one ought always to After them there swiftly followed a knight, named Erec.

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Als Enide dat ter sprake brengt, gaat Erec met haar alleen op pad, allerlei avonturen tegemoet To ask other readers questions about Erec and Enideplease sign up.

However, put in a conflict between saving him and obeying, she repeatedly disobeys him. Oct 01, Rose rated it really liked it. Retrieved from ” https: Obviously, voice and silence are key parts of this story The most interesting thing about this story is the situation itself: Her cousin is even more expedient, she has her lord bound by a promise not to roam until he is defeated on own his turf, which took a pretty long time – rather than let troye roam and get himself killed.

I also could not understand at all why Enide was forever noticing these imminent dangers while Erec was blissfully unaware. I really loved this one. But let’s say people gossip about the guy spending too much time with his one true love and not doing his manly doings anymore. This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat But I could never really get into the story because I hated the romance itself.


A prose version was made in the 15th century. They return to Enide’s father, who gives permission for the two to marry. Erec and Enide is one of those books that can take you by surprise and enrage you, and that is one of the numerous reasons I would recommend it to somebody.

Erec is een dappere ridder die al vroeg in het verhaal trouwt met de beeldschone Enide, maar zich dan alleen nog maar bezighoudt met de liefde en zijn ridderplichten verzaakt. Dat kan toch niet de bedoeling zijn. Ruth Harwood Cline Translation.

Erec and Enide by Chrétien de Troyes

I noticed the Arthurian legend and the Christian symbolism portrayed through the characters of Erec, Enide and King Arthur.

Erec refuses to accept gifts of new clothes for Enide, and takes her to Arthur’s court in her ragged chemise. Erec’s testing of Enide is not condemned in the fictive context of the story, especially when his behaviour is contrasted with some of the more despicable characters, such as Oringle of Limors. Enide is a strong character, but it takes too long for it to be truly respected by any character in the story, even by herself. Ruth Harwood Cline’s English translation of this twelfth century poem, written by Chretien de Troyes, touches our senses by its rhythms and rhymes in the rhythmic beat this produces in the poem.

Erec and Enide

This is how our modern romantic comedies work, and how Shakespeare and Austen and so many others work. Maybe his helmet destroyed all his peripheral view, haha.

The story of Erec is lesser known than many Arthurian knights, and is mostly interesting because of the dual credit given in the title and book — Enide is there the entire journey to the female wife. Trivia About Erec and Enide.


Paperbackpages. Published February 3rd by University of Georgia Press first published Mar 11, Imelda rated it it was ok. An unarmored Erec is keeping Guinevere company while other knights participate in a stag hunt near Cardigan when a strange knight and his endie approach the queen and treat her servant roughly. In his last, unfinished work, Percevalthe mysterious Grail makes its first appearance in literature.

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I can’t imagine what a guy would think should his beloved choose to share that this gossip makes her unhappy. Neide tells the tale of Yvaine, or the Knight with a lion.

He commands her to be silent throughout, but she troyds several times to warn him of danger. Caballeros, Damas en peligro, justas y reyes. Refresh and try again.

The Celtic legend, Griselda, which I have not read and is mentioned in the introduction, forms the skeleton of Erec and Enide’s story. I have studied Welsh, Scot, Irish and English Medieval history; in addition, I have trkyes books and materials concerning the politics and the culture, and the faith and the myths.

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Want to Read saving…. But Erec himself is just not that complex a character, I found, and the pacing was stop-and-start. Si es caballero tiene que guerrear.