Published in 1987: Erec and Enide, the first of five surviving Arthurian romantic poems by a twelfth-century French poet, narrates a vivid chapter from the legend of King Arthur.
CHR TIEN DE TROYES (1135?-1191?) was a French poet and trouv re. He is widely regarded as the creator of the literary genre known as the Arthurian romance, and the originator of the heroic medieval character Lancelot.
1. Introduction, by William W. Kibler. 2. Select Bibliography. 3. Erec and Enide. 4 Textual Notes. 5. Index to Old French Terms. Appendix A: Line-Number Comparisons with Foerster's and Roques' Editions. Appendix B: Lines Added to Guiot's Text. Appendix C: Non-Emendation Changes to Roques' Text.