Troilus and Criseyde
- List Price:
- Buy New: $22.23
as of 12/9/2013 03:47 EST details
- You Save: $1.72 (7%)
- Sales Rank:2,931,532
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1.5
- Dimensions (in):0.8 x 9.1 x 7.4
- Publication Date:April 7, 2009
Shipping:Eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping
Availability:Usually ships in 24 hours
Geoffrey Chaucer (1343 - 1400) was an English author, poet, bureaucrat, philosopher and diplomat. Chaucer has been called the father of English literature. Chaucer is credited as being the first author to demonstrate the artistic legitimacy of the vernacular English language, rather than French or Latin. Troilus and Criseyde is set against the epic backdrop of the battle for Troy. It is a tale 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. The lovers experience a brief period of bliss. The pair is soon forced apart by the inexorable tide of war, and despite their oath to remain faithful Troilus is ultimately betrayed.
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED ‘AS IS’ AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.