Chrétien, Troyes, and the Grail

Chrétien, Troyes, and the Grail

by Urban T. Holmes, M. Amelia Klenke
     
 

This book presents new and convincing evidence demonstrating the Judeo-Christian themes and allegory of Chretien de Troys' Conte del Graal. Basing the study on a careful analysis of Chretien's milieu as well as on his work itself, the authors seek the essential meaning of the most significant masterpiece of the Middle Ages before Dante.

Originally

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This book presents new and convincing evidence demonstrating the Judeo-Christian themes and allegory of Chretien de Troys' Conte del Graal. Basing the study on a careful analysis of Chretien's milieu as well as on his work itself, the authors seek the essential meaning of the most significant masterpiece of the Middle Ages before Dante.

Originally published in 1959.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807878774
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
11/01/2011
Edition description:
1
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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