Perceval/Parzival: A Casebook

Perceval/Parzival: A Casebook

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138978164
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/13/2016
Series: Arthurian Characters and Themes Series , #9
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Arthur Groos is a Professor of German Studies at Cornell University

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Introduction1
Selected Bibliography43
1Rexque futurus: The Anterior Order in Le Conte du graal53
2Perlesvaus and the Perceval Palimpsest97
3Peredur Son of Efrawg105
4Dialogic Transpositions: The Grail Hero Wins a Wife119
5Parzival's Knightly Guilt139
6Parzival's Failure (Books V and VI)155
7Parzival and Gawan: Hero and Counterpart175
8The Grail Question in Wolfram and Elsewhere199
9The Saga of Parceval the Knight219
10Arthurian Comedy: The Simpleton-Hero in Sir Perceval of Galles237
11Malory's Percivale: A Case of Competing Genealogies?253
12"A Very Secondary Position": Perceval in Modern English and American Literature267
13Parsifal287
14Parsifal and Perceval on Film: The Reel Life of a Grail Knight301

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