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- Wiley 2011; US$ 46.95
This Companion offers a chronological sweep of the canon of Arthurian literature - from its earliest beginnings to the contemporary manifestations of Arthur found in film and electronic media. Part of the popular series, Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture, this expansive volume enables a fundamental understanding of Arthurian literature... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 14.57
This is the story of a plain silver chalice from the first century AD that now rests in the heart of England. From its momentous beginnings as the cup used by Christ at the Last Supper, and as the vessel used to catch His blood at the Crucifixion, to its unrecognised discovery in the late nineteenth century, the chalice has passed through the hands... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 90.00
The influence and significance of the legend of Arthur are fully demonstrated by the subject matter and time-span of articles here. Topics range from early Celtic sources and analogues of Arthurian plots to popular interest in King Arthur in sixteenth-century London, from the thirteenth-century French prose 'Mort Artu' to Tennyson's 'Idylls... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 99.00
The theme of the quest in Arthurian literature - mainly but not exclusively the Grail quest - is explored in the essays presented here, covering French, Dutch, Norse, German, and English texts. A number of the essays trace the relationship, often negative, between Arthurian chivalry and the Grail ethos. Whereas most of the contributors reflect on the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00
There are three archetypal and widespread Arthurian stories--the abduction of Guinevere, the Holy Grail, and Tristan. Through the author's painstaking research of the literature and comparative literature of the stories, and by studying the history, laws, and archaeology of the post-Roman period, a new methodology was found for approaching sources.... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 11.65
The tragedy of King Arthur is one segment of a vast cycle, the 'Matter of Britain', stretching across generations of early British kings. Vortigern is central to this cycle. King two generations before Arthur, he opens Britain to the Saxons, ancestors of the modern English. Rising from humble roots, he takes centre stage at court in a crisis moment,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
This volume in the Arthurian Characters and Themes series treats the fascinating character of Perceval, the naive and flawed but gifted youth who becomes the Grail hero in some texts and yet is eclipsed in others by Galahad. Also includes eight musical examples. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00
Theoretical essays and practical analyses focus on the intertextual links between an Arthurian composition and works belonging other genres of kinds of literature. Translations are provided for excerpts from the original Latin, Old French, Middle Dutch, Italian, and Middle English. The 14 essays were presented at a 1993 conference in Bonn. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00
The influence and significance of the legend of Arthur are fully demonstrated by the subject matter and time-span of articles here. Topics include 'Perceforest' in historical context; a new source for Malory's 'Morte Darthur'; magic and the supernatural in early Welsh Arthurian narrative; and ecology in 'Sir Gawain and the Green... more...