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Arthur is a typical cuckold, weak, ineffectual, and pathetic—perhaps even comic. Absolutely loved the story, but trying to keep it so rigidly in the poetic form made for incredibly awkward couplets. Dec 29, Tyron Van Geest rated it really liked it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In his last, unfinished work, Percevalthe mysterious Grail makes its first appearance in literature.

Lancelot, El Caballero de La Carreta

I always had a soft spot for the Middle-Ages and our romanticised idea of it. This is not as boring a read as one may think compared to other medieval texts. Lancelot finally kills Meleagent, and that’s the end. Virtually nothing is known of his life.

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This poem was the first to introduce Lancelot as an important figure in the King Arthur legend. The caballedo is presented like a succession of ordeals the hero will endure or overcome. Possibly a native of Troyes, he enjoyed patronage there from the Countess Marie of Champagne before dedicating his last romance to Count Philip of Flanders, perhaps about The Knight of the Cart General comments.

Not that it HAS a cover per se. Oct 05, Bess rated it it was amazing.

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Return to Book Page. To ask other readers questions about Lancelotplease sign up. This tale is especially intriguing because it is the first time the character of Lancelot appears in the legends, so seeing his kind is origin story unfold is really fascinating.


A must read for literary lovers who want to follow through the history of literature and its place in history. Clearly medieval Twitter was hard at work or something. This archaic literature is a defining moment both in literature and history. Ainsi donc, le brave Lancelot, meilleur chevalier d’entre tous les chevaliers, se ridiculise au nom de son amour pour la reine. Although he includes a perfunctory love scene where a bloody-fingered Lancelot bends metal bars to hook up with an imprisoned Guinevere while Kay, gravely wounded by his usual combination of bravado and poor planning, sleeps unwittingly in the same room, there isn’t much of a payoff to their relationship.

Definitely want to reread this in the prose version. En conclusion, un roman qui fait voyager dans le temps.

Arthur is just a king in the background. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lancelot becomes, to a certain extent, a model cadreta behaviour. Nevertheless, this book is definitely worth a read. No hay quien no se burle de este al momento en que todos se enteran de su infortunio, actitud que va cambiando a medida que transcurre el accionar de la novela.

The focus in this story is all on Lancelot, Gauvain and Guinevere. It should also be noted that women are not relegated to the background or to the role of damsel in distress. Erec and Enide was about a knight reconciling his marriage with his life of chivalry, Yvain about a knight reconciling his life of chivalry with his marriage. Want to Read saving….

And the poem itself is of tremendous importance to the history of Arthurian literature.


If I understand things correctly, Guinevere is often portrayed less favorably el This is not as boring a read as one may think compared to other medieval texts. Quite the opposite, excepted the main character, the key characters of the story are mostly women. Lists with This Book.

Lancelot: The Knight of the Cart

Oct 14, Aylin rated it really liked it. Lancelot and Guinevere are both presented as honorable characters, even if they are, after all, adulterers. Packed with action, quick pace, filled with drama and medieval heroism, it also leaves room for different interpretations, such as the view it gives on the issue of courtly love, which can easily provoke a discussion that may never be resolved.

Emotion wins here, but only after a struggle. You can see each ordeal like a fable with its own moral: This book is, more or less, where Lancelot enters literary history and becomes an important part of the Arthurian legend.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. His poetry is marked by a learning and a taste for dialectic acquired in Latin schools; but at the same time it reveals a warm human sympathy which breathes life into characters and situations.

Of course the very “knightly” things Lancelot does can see a little weird- like agreeing to return to his prisoner after the tournament and actually fulfilling that promise- but that is part lla what makes this story just a good knight story. The Knight of the Cart General comments 1 2 Jun 11,