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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00
This work explores varying concepts of irony in Arthurian romance. It looks at the places where irony is linked to other forms of improper speech and criticism, is transformed into polemic or serves to provoke, and where it suggests a social function of the literature. The volume thus casts new light on medieval narrative as well as on the ?modern?... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 54.00
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...
- University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 85.00
The book introduces the reader to the stories about King Arthur and his knights and the lovers Tristan and Isolt that flourished in the Scandinavian countriesin Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Swedenin the Middle Ages and in early modern times. The versions of the Arthurian legend that were popular in the North were translations of mostly... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 90.00
Arthurian Literature has established its position as the home for a great diversity of new research into Arthurian matters. Delivers some fascinating material across genres, periods, and theoretical issues. TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00
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
Arthurian Literature has established its position as the home for a great diversity of new research into Arthurian matters. It delivers fascinating material across genres, periods, and theoretical issues. TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT 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...