Tristan Summary
Gottfried von Straßburg

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Tristan Summary

Gottfried von Strassburg's "Tristan and Isolde" tells the story of a knight and a queen in the Middle Ages, fated to love each other secretly as a result of a mistakenly administered love-potion. Tristan himself is technically the love-child of a pair of lovers whose embracing of the struggle and yearning that love requires clearly inspires the admiration of Gottfried. Rivalin, Tristan's father, is himself so admired by his steward that...

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