Troilus and Criseyde

Product Number: WEB75019
Released: 24 Nov, 2004
Business Term: OBOU 2 Years or 36 Circs
ISBN: #9780141914510
Publisher: Penguin
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Set against the epic backdrop of the battle of Troy, Troilus and Criseyde is an evocative story of love and loss. When Troilus, the son of Priam, falls in love with the beautiful Criseyde, he is able to win her heart with the help of his cunning uncle Pandarus, and the lovers experience a brief period of bliss together. But the pair are soon forced apart by the inexorable tide of war and - despite their oath to remain faithful - Troilus is ultimately betrayed. Regarded by many as the greatest love poem of the Middle Ages, Troilus and Criseyde skilfully combines elements of comedy and tragedy to form an exquisite meditation on the fragility of romantic love, and the fallibility of humanity.

Author(s): Geoffrey Chaucer
Genre: Poetry
Original Publish Date: 24 Nov, 2004

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Author(s): Geoffrey Chaucer
Genre: Classics
Product Number WEB359179
Released: 01 Oct, 2014
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Publisher: Trajectory Classics
ISBN: #9781632094315
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Author(s): Geoffrey Chaucer
Genre: Poetry
Product Number WEB304337
Released: 11 Dec, 2012
Business Term: OBOU 2 Years
ISBN: #9781625581297

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