The Romance of the Rose download free [PDF and Ebook] by Guillaume De Lorris

The Romance of the Rose download free [PDF and Ebook] by Guillaume De Lorris year 2009
  • Book name: The Romance of the Rose
  • Author: Guillaume De Lorris
  • Release date: 2009/4/27
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780199540679
  • Rating: 9.29 of 10
  • Votes: 391
  • Review by: Aden Tom
  • Review rating: 9.89 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/10
  • Total pages: 384
  • Includes a PDF summary of 36 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: `If any man or woman should ask what I wish this romance... to be called, it is the Romance of the Rose, in which the whole art of love is contained'. Guillaume de Lorris's own introduction to his allegorical account of the progress of a courtly love affair gives no indication of the eventual scale and scope of the work, which became the most popular and influential of all medieval romances. In the hands of Jean de Meun, who continued de Lorris's work, it assumed vast proportions and embraced almost every aspect of medieval life, from predestination to the right way to deal with premature hair-loss. This new translation into modern English, based on the French edition by Felix Lecoy, is intended as much for the general reader as for students of French and English literature. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 18H46M24S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Poetry By Individual Poets, Romance Books, Classic Books & Novels, Romance
  • Available formats: PML, TXT, TXTz, EPUB, DOC, RB, WORD, PDF. Compressed in TAR.BZ2, RAR, TAR.7Z, ZIP, LHA
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.02 USD
  • Dimensions: 127x196x17mm
  • Weight: 265g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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