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Uniform Title Amadís de Gaula (Spanish romance). English.
Title Amadis of Gaul. Books III and IV : a novel of chivalry of the 14th century presumably first written in Spanish / rev. and reworked by Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo prior to 1505 ; translated from the putative princeps of Saragossa, 1508 by Edwin B. Place and Herbert C. Behm
Published Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©2015


Description 1 online resource (748 pages)
Series Studies in Romance Languages
Studies in Romance languages (Lexington, Ky.)
Summary In the long history of European prose, few works have been more influential and popular than Amadis of Gaul. It is a landmark work among the knight-errantry tales and probably derives from an oral tradition. Although its original author is unknown, it was likely written during the early fourteenth century, with the first known version of this work, dating from 1508, written in Spanish by Garci Ordóñez (or Rodríguez) de Montalvo. An early bestseller of the age of printing, Amadis of Gaul was translated into dozens of languages and spawned sequels and imitators over the centuries. A handsome, va
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
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Subject Knights and knighthood -- Fiction.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS -- Ancient & Classical.
Knights and knighthood
Genre/Form Fiction
Form Electronic book
Author Rodríguez de Montalvo, Garci
Place, Edwin B. (Edwin Bray), 1891-
Behm, Herbert C.
ISBN 9780813159928