Isolde


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Isolde:

see Tristram and IsoldeTristram and Isolde
, medieval romance. The earliest extant version (incomplete) was written (c.1185) by Thomas of Britain in Anglo-Norman French verse. About 1210, Gottfried von Strassburg wrote in German verse a version based on that of Thomas.
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Isolde lived in a narrow 2-story addition tacked on the left of a large, stately old home.
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"A New History Of Japanese Cinema: A Century Of Narrative Film" by Isolde Standish (Convenor of the Cinemas of Asia and Africa, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London) is a carefully compiled historical and analytical survey of Japanese filmmaking from 1896 when cinema in the form of Kinetoscope prototypes first arrived in Japan, to the end of the 20th Century.
Dressed in a yellow raincoat and hat, a 71-year-old Charlip is lifted high above the crowd and carried along by a dozen muscular naked men to Wagner's "Liebestod" from Tristan und Isolde.
We are referring, of course, to Tristan und Isolde, for which Richard Wagner wrote both the music and the libretto, in 1859.