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Troilus and Cressida

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Written by Geoffrey ChaucerAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Geoffrey Chaucer
Translated by George Philip KrappAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by George Philip Krapp
Introduction by Peter G. BeidlerAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Peter G. Beidler

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 348 pages
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  • Publisher: Modern Library
  • On Sale: April 9, 2002
  • Price: $19.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-375-75736-5 (0-375-75736-8)
about this book

Often called the first great English novel, Troilus and Cressida, a tragic love story set during the siege of Troy, is Chaucer’s masterpiece. Troilus, a valiant warrior, is scornful of love until he catches a glimpse of Cressida. With the help of his friend and her uncle Pandarus, Troilus wins Cressida over. But their happiness is destroyed when, summoned to a Greek camp, Cressida seeks the protection of one Diomede and ultimately betrays Troilus.