Huon of Bordeaux

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Huon of Bordeaux

as penance for killing a prince, submits to perilous journey to the East. [Ger. Lit.: Benét, 487; Ger. Opera: Oberon]
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Elye contains the first appearance in literary works of the popular character Galopin: later imitated in epics such as Huon de Bordeaux, Galopin went on to became the prototype of Shakespeare's Oberon.
Huon de Bordeaux. Chanson de geste du XIIe siecle, publiee d'apres le manuscrit de Paris BNF fr.
The chapter concludes by suggesting that the hybridization of the chivalric epic was not confined to the Italian communes, but it is present in a number of late Carolingian epics produced in France, including the narratives of Huon de Bordeaux and Gaydon.
The figure of Oberon was associated with foreign lands in earlier works such as Huon de Bordeaux; however, as Hendricks remarks, India became a focus of the development of new ideologies of race and commerce as international trade and travel became more common in the early modern period (48).
The work was sufficiently esteemed to be plagiarized in Clarisse et Florent, a continuation of the 13th-century chanson de geste Huon de Bordeaux.
Probably an outgrowth of Alberich, the king of the elves, Oberon appears in the medieval French romance Huon de Bordeaux (early 13th century), as the son of Julius Caesar and Morgan Le Fay.
Huon de Bordeaux Old French poem, written in epic meter, dating from the first half of the 13th century.
Huon de Bordeaux had a great vogue in England through a prose translation by John Bourchier, Lord Berners, that was printed about 1534.
OberonFrench Alberon or AuberonKing of the elves, or of the "faerie," in the medieval French poem Huon de Bordeaux. In the poem Auberon is a dwarf-king, living in the woodland, who by magic powers helps the hero to accomplish a seemingly impossible task.