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But the real debt of 12th- century romance to classical antiquity was incurred in a
sphere outside that of subject matter. During the present century, scholars have
laid ever-increasing emphasis on the impact of late classical antiquity upon the ...
The St. Eustace theme appears in Guillaume d'Angleterre, a pious tale rather
than a romance proper, which some have attributed to Chretien de Troyes. A
variant on the theme of separation and reunion is The found in the romance of
Floire et ...
Even those romances which, like the Amadis and its ancestor, the French prose
Lancelot, had one great figure as the ... Both works were widely influential in
translation, and each has claims to be regarded as the first pastoral romance, but
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