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- 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...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 112.00
The title figure of Waltharius, an exclusive research subject of German Studies since the time of the Brothers Grimm, has become interesting for other philologies as well over the last 120 years, repeatedly in the form of ?border crossings?. However, it has been impossible to reach a consensus even in the most elementary questions. Romance Studies... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 14.57
The Grail legends have been appropriated by novelists as diverse as Umberto Eco and Dan Brown yet very few have read for themselves the original stories from which they came. All the mystery and drama of the Arthurian world are embodied in the extraordinary tales of Perceval, Gawain, Lancelot and Galahad in pursuit of the Holy Grail. The original... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Travel back in time with this collection of fables and legends set in medieval France. Famed folklorist Thomas Bulfinch brings together a carefully curated compendium of stories that are sure to delight. A bevy of damsels in distress and courageous knights populate these pages in tales that veer from action-adventure to romance and back again. 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 2007; US$ 90.00
This book examines the culture of the medieval warrior aristocracy in France, Spain, Germany, England, and Italy. Informed by contemporary work in anthropology, medieval history, and post-colonial studies, it offers a new understanding of the relationship between aristocratic social identities and the conceptions of heroism and the sacred which subtended... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 66.11
Hauptbeschreibung Thanks to the recent »return to religion«, the holy has become a relevant issue in public debate, as is suggested by concepts such as »re-sacralization« and »re-enchantment«. Holy war and religiously motivated terrorist attacks, the fascination in popular culture for subjects such as the Holy Grail (as in Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code),... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00
?Arthurian myth? is a frequently used term. But what is a ?myth?? The current discussion of the term in the field of German studies is here opened up to interdisciplinary consideration. Focusing on Arthurian literature, the volume considers which interpretation of ?myth? is appropriate to which phenomena. Both content-related and structural definitions... more...