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The Quest of the Holy Grail

1st Edition

By Jessie L. Weston

Routledge

162 pages

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Description

Published in 1965: In the following pages the author has endeavoured to give, as clearly and concisely as possible, a description of the literature composing the Grail cycle, an analysis of its content and a survey of the leading theories to which this perplexing body of romance has given rise.

Table of Contents

1. Introductory 2. The Texts 3. The Story 4. The Christian Theory of Origin 5. The Folk-Lore Theory 6. The Ritual Theory 7. The Testing of the Theory and Conclusion

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General