Arthurian Women

Author: Thelma S. Fenster
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134817535
Release Date: 2015-12-22
Genre: Literary Criticism

Featuring three original and 14 classic essays, this volume examines literary representations of women in Arthuriana and how women artists have viewed them. The essays discuss the female characters in Arthurian legend, medieval and modern readers of the legend, modern critics and the modern women writers who have recast the Arthurian inheritance, and finally women visual artists who have used the material of the Arthurian story. All the essays concentrate interpretation on a female creator and the work. This collection contains a useful bibliography of material devoted to female characters in Arthurian literature.

King Arthur

Author: Edward Donald Kennedy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135367275
Release Date: 2013-10-18
Genre: Literary Criticism

First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Lancelot and Guinevere

Author: Lori J. Walters
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317721543
Release Date: 2015-11-30
Genre: Literary Criticism

Beginning with an introduction that examines the portrayal of the characters of Lancelot and Guinevere from their origins to the present day, this collection of 16 essays-five of which appear here for the first time-puts particular emphasis on the appearance of the two characters in medieval and modern literature. Besides several studies exploring feminist concerns, the volume features articles on the representation of the lovers in medieval manuscript illuminations (18 plates focus on scenes of their first kiss and the consummation of the adultery), in film, and in other visual arts. A 200-item bibliography completes the volume.

Parzival

Author: Arthur Groos
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780815307815
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Literary Criticism

This volume in the Arthurian Characters and Themes series treats the fascinating character of Perceval, the naive and flawed but gifted youth who becomes the Grail hero in some texts and yet is eclipsed in others by Galahad. Also includes eight musical examples.

Merlin

Author: Peter H. Goodrich
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135583392
Release Date: 2004-06-01
Genre: Literary Criticism

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

The Cambridge Companion to the Arthurian Legend

Author: Elizabeth Archibald
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139827812
Release Date: 2009-09-10
Genre: Literary Criticism

For more than a thousand years, the adventures of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table have been retold across Europe. They have inspired some of the most important works of European literature, particularly in the medieval period: the romances of Chr├ętien de Troyes, Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur. In the nineteenth century, interest in the Arthurian legend revived with Tennyson, Wagner and Twain. This Companion outlines the evolution of the legend from the earliest documentary sources to Spamalot, and analyses how some of the major motifs of the legend have been passed down in both medieval and modern texts. With a map of Arthur's Britain, a chronology of key texts and a guide to further reading, this volume itself will contribute to the continuing fascination with the King and his many legends.

King Arthur

Author: Edward Donald Kennedy
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0815304951
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Literary Criticism

First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Malory s Anatomy of Chivalry

Author: Paul Rovang
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781611477795
Release Date: 2014-11-05
Genre: Literary Criticism

This book examines sixteen key figures in the Morte Darthur providing insight into each as an exemplar of chivalric values presented by the author to his own troubled times.

From Scythia to Camelot

Author: C. Scott Littleton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317777700
Release Date: 2013-10-23
Genre: Literary Criticism

This volume boldly proposes that the core of the Arthurian and Holy Grail traditions derived not from Celtic mythology, but rather from the folklore of the peoples of ancient Scythia (what are now the South Russian and Ukrainian steppes). Also includes 19 maps.

The Grail

Author: Dhira B. Mahoney
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317947257
Release Date: 2014-06-23
Genre: Literary Criticism

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Gawain

Author: Keith Busby
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136783524
Release Date: 2005-11-08
Genre: Literary Criticism

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Tristan and Isolde

Author: Joan Grimbert Tasker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136745584
Release Date: 2013-08-21
Genre: Literary Criticism

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Perceval Parzival

Author: Arthur Groos
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136510007
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Literary Criticism

This volume in the Arthurian Characters and Themes series treats the fascinating character of Perceval, the naive and flawed but gifted youth who becomes the Grail hero in some texts and yet is eclipsed in others by Galahad. Also includes eight musical examples.

Arthurian Literature by Women

Author: Alan Lupack
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0815334834
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Fiction

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.