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  • A Companion to Arthurian Literatureby Helen Fulton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Arthurian Studies in Honour of P.J.C. Fieldby Bonnie Wheeler

    Boydell & Brewer 2004; US$ 99.00

    Studies range over the whole field of Arthurian literature, in Europe and North America, with special focus on Malory and Morte Darthur. more...

  • The Medieval Tradition of Thebesby Dominique Battles

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 135.00

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Medieval Warrior Aristocracyby Andrew Cowell

    Boydell & Brewer 2007; US$ 90.00

    A major reconsideration of the relationship between warrior aristocrats, epics, and heroes in medieval culture. more...

  • Merlinby Peter H. Goodrich

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Holy Grailby Giles Morgan

    Pocket Essentials 2006; US$ 9.99

    Charting the emergence of the story of the Grail offers a revealing insight into the cultural shift from Celtic paganism to the emergence and domination of Christianity in Western Europe. The influence of Eastern mysticism emerges in the Grail romances as a result of the medieval crusades with its clash of cultures and subsequent cross-pollination... more...

  • Arthurian Romanceby Derek Pearsall

    Wiley 2008; US$ 57.95

    This witty and accessible book traces the history of Arthurian romance from medieval to modern times, explaining its enduring appeal. Traces the history of Arthurian romance from medieval to modern times. Covers art and films as well as the great literary works of Arthurian romance. Draws out the changing political, moral and emotional uses... more...

  • Gauvain, Gawein, Waleweinby Bernhard Anton Schmitz

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 133.00

    The function of the figure of Gauvain underwent an historical change. As a courtly character in the classical romances, he reacted in the interests of Arthurian society to its deficiencies, so that the action provoked by the disturbances came to rest. In the later romances, a process of emancipation in the role of the protagonist sets in. The personal... more...

  • Das mittelniederdeutsche Theophilus-Spielby Andre Schnyder

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 224.00

    This publication of the three 15th century Low German versions of the play of Theophilus is based on the revised edition by Robert Petsch; the arrangement of the text makes it possible to read effortlessly in parallel the versions H and S used. Access to the original text is facilitated both by the facing translation, linked to a detailed linguistic... more...

  • Artushof und Artusliteraturby Cora Dietl; Friedrich Wolfzettel; Matthias Däumer

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    The court of King Arthur, the center of the Arthurian romances that were so popular in the Middle Ages, is illuminated anew in this book from an interdisciplinary perspective as an institution which is fictionally staged, stabilized and problematized. The book explores the forces, figures and positions that constitute or endanger the court as a picture... more...