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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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Iseult (Yseult, Isolde) of Ireland

arriving too late to save Tristram (Tristan) from death, she kills herself. [Medieval Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 913]
See: Suicide
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In keeping with this discursive turn, Tristram figures his desire for Isolt as a natural, somatic craving, which demands satisfaction.
Consumption, here, is indicative of an enervating, decadent sensuality; the language of pleasure that permeates this part of the text strongly implies that Tristram and Isolt's feast should be read as a substitute for infidelious sexual activity.
Sturge Moore, "The Story of Tristram and Isolt in Modern Poetry," Criterion 1 (1922): 39.
For seven years he had her there, secretly in the souterrain.") (50) Some critics have suggested that Thomas, the Tristan-poet, drew on Wace's description of the underground hideaway for his depiction of Tristan and Isolt's underground chamber.
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