Cressida, Troilus and

 Play by Shakespeare (c. 1601). The poem by Geoffrey Chaucer is "Troylus and Criseyde." In Boccaccio’s Il Filostrato the spelling is Criseida.

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  • Troilus and Cressida (opéra) —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Troïlus et Cressida. Troilus and Cressida est un opéra en trois actes de William Walton sur un livret de Christopher Hassall d après le poème de Geoffrey Chaucer. Il est créé le 3 décembre 1954 au… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Troilus and Cressida — a satiric comedy (1598 1602?) by Shakespeare. * * * Troilus and Cressida [Troilus and Cressida] a play by William Shakespeare, probably written in 1602. It tells the unhappy story of two young lovers in Troy at the time of the Trojan War …   Useful english dictionary

  • Troilus and Cressida (opera) — Troilus and Cressida is the first of the two operas by William Walton. The libretto was by Christopher Hassall, his own first opera libretto, based on Chaucer s poem Troilus and Criseyde < [cite journal | url=http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0027 …   Wikipedia

  • Troilus and Cressida — is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1602. The play (also described as one of Shakespeare s problem plays) is not a conventional tragedy, since its protagonist (Troilus) does not die. The play ends instead on a… …   Wikipedia

  • Troilus and Criseyde — (circa 1380 87) is Geoffrey Chaucer s poem in rhyme royal ( rime royale ) re telling the tragic love story of Troilus, a Trojan prince, and Criseyde. Scholarly consensus is that Chaucer completed Troilus and Criseyde by the mid 1380 s. Many… …   Wikipedia

  • Troilus and Cressida — a satiric comedy (1598 1602?) by Shakespeare. * * * Lovers in medieval romance, based on characters from Greek mythology. In the Iliad, Troilus, son of Priam and Hecuba, is dead before the Trojan War starts. In non Homeric legends he was said to… …   Universalium

  • Troilus and Criseyde —    by Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1385)    Troilus and Criseyde is Geoffrey CHAUCER’s longest complete poem, at 8,239 lines of RHYME ROYAL stanzas, divided into five books. Written in the mid to late 1380s, soon after The KNIGHT’S TALE and his… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Troilus and Cressida — Troi|lus and Cres|si|da a play by William Shakespeare, set at the time of the Trojan War, about the unhappy love affair between two lovers, Troilus and Cressida …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Troilus and Cressida — Troïlus et Cressida L Histoire de Toïlus et Cressida est une pièce de théâtre de William Shakespeare, écrite certainement vers 1602. Cette pièce qui suit immédiatement la rédaction d Hamlet, a été publiée dans deux éditions différentes, toutes… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Troilus and Cressida —  Play by Shakespeare (c. 1601). The poem by Geoffrey Chaucer is Troylus and Criseyde. In Boccaccio’s Il Filostrato the spelling is Criseida …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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