Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2185
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Grimbert , Joan Tasker.
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  • Title: Love, Honor, and Alienation in Thomas’s "Roman de Tristan" [In his poem, Thomas portrays the two doomed lovers Tristan and Iseult as figures who suffer deep social alienation when separated from family and homeland. Through these figures, the poet illustrates the eternal conflict between an impulse toward social collectivity and the desire for individuality. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Arthurian Yearbook 2, ( 1992): Pages 77 - 98.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Courtly Love Home in Literature Honor in Literature Individual Iseult (Literary Figure) Literature- Verse Thomas, de Bretagne, Poet- Roman de Tristan Tristan (Literary Figure) Women in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: Catholic University of America
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 10533877