Alberto Varvaro (essay date 1963)
SOURCE: Varvaro, Alberto. “The Structure of the Tristran.” In Beroul's Romance of Tristran, translated by John C. Barnes, pp. 18-44. Manchester, Eng. and New York.: Manchester University Press/Harper & Row Publishers Inc. (Barnes & Noble Import Division), 1963.
[In the following excerpt from his Beroul's Romance of Tristran, originally published in Italian in 1963, Varvaro examines the episodic structure of Tristran, noting that individual episodes are often preceded and followed by narrative pauses that serve to emphasize Béroul's theme in that section.]
EPISODES AND PAUSES IN THE NARRATIVE...
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