Medieval Arthurian Literature: A Guide to Recent Research, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Medieval Arthurian Literature

A Guide to Recent Research, 1st Edition

Edited by Norris J. Lacy

Routledge

472 pages

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Description

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.

Table of Contents

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

About the Editor

Norris J. Lacy is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of French and Medieval Studies at the The Pennsylvania State University, USA.

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

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.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
FIC010000
FICTION / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
LIT011000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Medieval
LIT012000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Reference