Publisher: D.S.Brewer (October 23, 2003)
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The early thirteenth-century French prose Lancelot-Grail Cycle (or Vulgate Cycle) brings jointly the tales of Arthur with these of the Grail, a conjunction of fabrics that keeps to fascinate the Western mind's eye this day. Representing what's most likely the earliest large-scale use of prose for fiction within the West, it additionally exemplifies the style for large cyclic compositions that formed a lot of eu narrative fiction for 3 centuries. A significant other to the Lancelot-Grail Cycle is the 1st finished quantity dedicated completely to the Lancelot-Grail Cycle and its medieval legacy. The twenty essays during this quantity, all via the world over identified students, find the paintings in its social, historic, literary, and manuscript contexts. as well as addressing severe concerns within the 5 texts that make up the Cycle, the participants express to fashionable readers the allure that the textual content should have had for its medieval audiences, and the richness of composition that made it compelling. This quantity turns into average studying for students, scholars, and extra basic readers attracted to the Lancelot-Grail Cycle, medieval romance, Malory stories, and the Arthurian legends. members: RICHARD BARBER, EMMANUELE BAUMGARTNER, FANNI BOGDANOW, FRANK BRANDSMA, MATILDA T. BRUCKNER, CAROL J. CHASE, ANNIE COMBES, HELEN COOPER, CAROL R. DOVER, MICHAEL HARNEY, DONALD L. HOFFMAN, DOUGLAS KELLY, ELSPETH KENNEDY, NORRIS J. LACY, ROGER MIDDLETON, HAQUIRA OSAKABE, HANS-HUGO STEINHOFF, ALISON STONES, RICHARD TRACHSLER. CAROL DOVER is affiliate professor of French and director of undergraduate reviews, Georgetown collage, Washington DC.