The Knight

Titre : The Knight
Auteur : Gene Wolfe
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9780575085992
Libération : 2008-09-18

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THE WIZARD KNIGHT springs from the myths, legends and literature of times past. A teenager passes from Earth to a magical realm of seven worlds, where he is given a hero's adult body and named Able. Though forced to act as a man, inside he is still a boy, even as he sets off to find his destined sword and become a knight. In his quest he battles giants, meets gods, heroes and a sorceress (who repeatedly tries to seduce him), and serves the mercurial dragon king Arnthor in a was that could end everything.

The Knight

Titre : The Knight
Auteur : Steven James
Éditeur : Revell
ISBN-13 : 9780800732707
Libération : 2009-08-01

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Realizing that a serial killer has been using clues from an ancient manuscript as a blueprint for murderous acts, FBI criminologist Patrick Bowers races against time to prevent a next attack before discovering that he may be the intended victim. Original.

The Knight and the Dragon

Titre : The Knight and the Dragon
Auteur : Tomie dePaola
Éditeur : Penguin
ISBN-13 : 9781524739218
Libération : 1998-02-03

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What happens when a sheepish knight and a not-so-fierce dragon fight for the very first time? Well, it?s no ordinary battle since the knight has to go to the castle library to learn about dragon-fighting and the dragon must dig through his ancestor?s things to find out how to fight a knight!?Spontaneity of line and feeling are backed by zesty colors and a jovial, tongue-in-cheek tone to which children can relate?A top springtime choice.? --Booklist?There?s a swirl of good-humored life to the book.? --The New York Times Book Review

The Knight at Dawn

Titre : The Knight at Dawn
Auteur : Mary Pope Osborne
Éditeur : Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN-13 : 0375894195
Libération : 2010-06-15

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The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! A castle with a secret passage! That's what Jack and Annie find when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the Middle Ages for another wild adventure. In the Great Hall of the castle, a feast is under way. But Jack and Annie aren't exactly welcome guests! Did you know that there’s a Magic Tree House book for every kid? Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures Have more fun with Jack and Annie at!


Titre : Lancelot
Auteur : Chrétien (de Troyes)
Éditeur : Yale University Press
ISBN-13 : 0300071213
Libération : 1997

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The romantic poems of twelfth-century French poet Chretien de Troyes were of immense influence across Europe - widely imitated, translated, and adapted. Giving rise to a tradition of story-telling that continues to this day, the poems established the shape of the nascent Arthurian legend. In this outstanding new translation of Lancelot, Burton Raffel brings to English-language readers the fourth of Chretien's five surviving romantic Arthurian poems. This poem was the first to introduce Lancelot as an important figure in the King Arthur legend. Lancelot tells of the adulterous relationship between the knight and his mistress, Guinevere, the wife of King Arthur. Thematically this poem differs from Chretien's other romances - Lancelot and Guinevere's love is a serious crime against their king, Lancelot casts aside his knightly ideals and reputation for the sake of his beloved, and Arthur is endowed with a weaker personality. Raffel has created an original three-stress metric verse form that captures Chretien's swift-paced narrative and lively, sparkling Old French. A consummate translator, Raffel enables the modern reader and the reader who is unfamiliar with French to appreciate the beauty of Chretien's original.

Geoffrey the Knight

Titre : Geoffrey the Knight
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : WISC:89051908523
Libération : 1869

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The Serf the Knight and the Historian

Titre : The Serf the Knight and the Historian
Auteur : Dominique Barthélemy
Éditeur : Cornell University Press
ISBN-13 : 0801475600
Libération : 2009-01-01

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Dominique Barthelemy presents a sharply revisionist account of the history of France around the year 1000, challenging the traditional view that France underwent a kind of revolution at the millennium which ushered in feudalism."

The Knight the Harp and the Maiden

Titre : The Knight the Harp and the Maiden
Auteur : Anne Kelleher Bush
Éditeur : Warner Books (NY)
ISBN-13 : 0446588644
Libération : 2014-08-20

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The foremost city-state of Sylyria is in the cold grasp of Lindos, a cruel wizard who puts a curse on anyone who helps the woman that spurned his marriage proposal. A young songsayer with a harp flees her home to protect her family and meets a mysterious knight prophesied to be the true savior of Sylyria. The confrontation with Lindos is inevitable.

The Knight the Lady and the Priest

Titre : The Knight the Lady and the Priest
Auteur : Georges Duby
Éditeur : University of Chicago Press
ISBN-13 : 0226167682
Libération : 1983

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This ambitious study sets out to discover what marriage meant in the daily lives of the nobles of the tenth, eleventh, and twelfth centuries. Through entertaining anecdotes, family dramas, and striking quotations, Duby succeeds in bringing his subjects to life, making us feel as if we understand the motives and conflicts of those who inhabited the distant past. "It is typical of Duby's modest spirit and his book-long concern with the ancient status of beleaguered wives that he ends his study with a plea: 'We must not forget the women. Much has already been said about them. But how much do we really know?' Not everything, certainly, but far more than we did before the author began these charmingly erudite investigations."—Ken Turan, Time "It is refreshing to find a historian who is always conscious that we simply do not know what or how people thought 1000 years ago. . . . Duby explains the complicated machinations of the medieval churchman and the paterfamilias in a scholarly but lively style."—Sarah Lawson, New Statesman "Duby has written an extraordinarily rich book—a panoramic view of medieval marriage and the relations between men and women, full of arresting insights and human detail. . . . It is the work of a master historian at the peak of his powers on a subject of central relevance, compulsive and essential reading."—P. Stafford, British History Georges Duby (1919-1996) was a member of the Académie française and for many years held the distinguished chair in medieval history at the Collège de France. His books include The Three Orders; The Age of Cathedrals; The Knight, the Lady, and the Priest; Love and Marriage in the Middle Ages; and History Continues, all published by the University of Chicago Press.

The Knight on His Quest

Titre : The Knight on His Quest
Auteur : Piotr Sadowski
Éditeur : University of Delaware Press
ISBN-13 : 087413580X
Libération : 1996

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This book offers an integrated interpretative analysis of the major thematic aspects of the English fourteenth-century romance Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. The chief aim of author Piotr Sadowski is to look at the contents of the narrative in their entirety and to take full advantage of the poem's exceptional and widely praised harmony of structure and design. Within that design, Sadowski focuses on the poem's presentation of the main protagonist and his adventures, seen first of all as a generalized metaphor of the human life understood as a spiritual quest, and, in a more historical sense, as an expression and critique of certain ideals, values, and anxieties that characterized the late medieval institutions of the court, chivalry, and the Church. Sadowski built the interpretive framework of Sir Gawain from an eclectic theoretical base that he believes is most valuable and useful in approaching medieval literature. The main focus of the study remains the literary text itself, created by an author who communicates his view of the world through the poem.