Publishing the Grail in Medieval and Renaissance France

Publishing the Grail in Medieval and Renaissance France

by Leah Tether

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843844266
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 11/17/2017
Series: Arthurian Studies Series , #85
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Leah Tether is Reader in Medieval Literature and Digital Cultures, and Co-Director of the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Bristol. She is the author of The Continuations of Chrétien's Perceval: Content and Construction, Extension and Ending (D.S. Brewer, 2012).

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations viii

Acknowledgements xi

List of Abbreviations xiii

Introduction: Grail Literature in France c. 1180-1530 1

1 Publishing in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance 13

2 Blurbing the Grail 27

3 Disclosing the Author 63

4 Re-packaging the Grail 109

5 Patronage and Promotion 139

Conclusion 171

Appendix: Timelines of Composition and Production 175

Bibliography 177

Manuscripts 177

Early Printed Books 179

Primary Works 179

Secondary Works 180

Index 195

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