The focus of this book is medieval vernacular literature in Western Europe. Chapters are written by experts in the area and present the current scholarship at the time this book was originally published in 1996. Each chapter has a bibliography of important works in that area as well. This is a thorough and reliable guide to trends in research on medieval Arthuriana.
Preface Norris J. Lacy 1. England James P. Carley 2. Scandinavia Marianne E. Kalinke 3. France Keith Busby and Karen A. Grossweiner 4. The Low Counties Bart Besamusca 5. The Celtic Lands John T. Koch 6. Italy Christopher Kleinhenz 7. Germany William C. McDonald 8. Spain and Portugal Harvey L. Sharrer 9. Arthurian Translation Norris J. Lacy
Reissuing works originally published between 1929 and 1996, Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature offers a selection of scholarship on the genre. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this small set of literary criticism, translation, art and drama.The enduring myth and legend appears from Mediaeval literature through to more modern writings and offers a spectrum of poetry and prose which is studied widely, as expemplified in this set.