Fierabras and Floripas
A French Epic Allegory

First Modern English translation,
edited by Michael A.H. Newth

Illustrations

viii

Introduction

 

Genre

ix

 

Authorship                 

x

 

Artistic Achievement  

xvi

 

Sources and Influences 

xxiv

Editorial Policy 
xxx
Select Bibliography     
xxxiii

Fierabras and Floripas

 

Prologue   

1

 

The First Geste: Vanity.
Tells of the Destruction of Rome 

5

 

The Second Geste: Submission.
Tells of the Duel between Fierabras and Oliver

45

 

The Third Geste: Desires.
Tells of Strain and Striving 

91

 

The Fourth Geste: Deserts.
Tells of Pain and Thriving 

161

Glossary

223
Appendix I: Extracts from the French Original
225
Appendix II: Fierabras ex Libris 
245












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