A History of Arthurian Scholarship

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Overview

This book offers the first comprehensive and analytical account of the development of Arthurian scholarship from the eighteenth century, or earlier, to the present day. The chapters, each written by an expert in the area under discussion, present scholarly trends and evaluate major contributions to the study of the numerous different strands which make up the Arthurian material: origins, Grail studies, editing and translation of Arthurian texts, medieval and modern literatures (in English and European languages), art and film. The result is an indispensable resource for students and a valuable guide for anyone with a serious interest in the Arthurian legend. Contributors: NORRIS LACY, TONY HUNT, KEITH BUSBY, JANE TAYLOR, CHRISTOPHER SNYDER, RICHARD BARBER, SIAN ECHARD, GERALD MORGAN, ALBRECHT CLASSEN, ROGER DALRYMPLE, BART BESAMUSCA, MARIANNE E. KALINKE, BARBARA MILLER, CHRISTOPHER KLEINHENZ, MURIEL WHITAKER, JEANNE FOX-FRIEDMAN, DANIEL NASTALI, KEVIN J. HARTY NORRIS J. LACY is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of French and Medieval Studies at Pennsylvania State University.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843840695
  • Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
  • Publication date: 2/16/2006
  • Series: Arthurian Studies , #65
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 0.75 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Arthurian origins 1
The search for sources : the case of the grail 19
Editing Arthuriana 37
Translation of medieval Arthurian literature 49
Latin Arthurian literature 62
Welsh Arthurian literature 77
French Arthurian literature 95
German Arthurian literature 122
English Arthurian literature 140
Dutch Arthurian literature 158
Scandinavian Arthurian literature 169
Hispanic Arthurian literature 179
Italian Arthurian literature 190
Early Arthurian art 198
Modern Arthurian art 220
Modern literature in English 233
Cinema Arthuriana 252
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