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  • Perceval and Gawain in Dark Mirrorsby Rupert T. Pickens

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    An innovative author of verse romance, Chretien de Troyes wrote in northern France between 1170 and 1190. Credited with the first Arthurian romance, he composed five works set in King Arthur's court, culminating with an unfinished masterpiece, the Conte del Graal (Story of the Grail). This text is the first to mention the banquet serving dish that... more...

  • Legends of Charlemagneby Thomas Bulfinch

    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 Holy Grail on Filmby Kevin J. Harty

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    This collection of new essays is the first to study film depictions of the quest for the Holy Grail--the holy Christian relic of legend supposedly used by Jesus at the Last Supper. Scholars from a range of disciplines discuss American, Australian and European films that offer fresh perspectives on this enduring myth of the Arthurian world and Western... more...

  • In Betweenby Espen Dahl; Hans-Günter Heimbrock

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 45.08

    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), new spiritual longings... more...

  • Erzählstrukturen der Artusliteraturby Friedrich Wolfzettel; Peter Ihring

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 133.00

    The apparently vague and certainly hackneyed term 'structure' has become a terminally ubiquitous 'hardly perennial' in the research on Arthurian romance in verse and prose. Unlike orally derived epic poetry, early Arthurian romance already evolved an identity as an individually under-written, authorial, consciously fictional, and - in tendency at least... more...

  • Arthurian Literature XXVby Elizabeth Archibald; David F. Johnson

    Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 90.00

    The most recent research in matters Arthurian, by leading scholars in the field. more...

  • The Legend of the Grailby Nigel Bryant

    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 Grailby Dhira B. Mahoney

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Arthurian Literature and Christianityby Peter Meister

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00

    Intended as "the other bookend" to Jessie Weston's work some eighty years earlier, this essay collection provides a careful overview of recent scholarship on possible overlap between Arthurian literature and Christianity. From Ritual to romance and Notes, taken together, bracket contemporary inquiry into the relationship (if any) between Jesus and... more...

  • Myths & Legends Of The Middleby Guerber

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 300.00

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...