Lancelot-Grail: 5 Volumes (Routledge Revivals)

The Old French Vulgate & Post-Vulgate Cycles in Translation

Edited by Norris J. Lacy

© 2010 – Routledge

1,888 pages

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Hardback: 9780415877275
pub: 2010-04-19
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About the Book

The Arthurian episodic romance, which includes the love story of Lancelot and Guinevere and the Quest for the Grail are enduringly popular tales, but ones with a very complex history. These five volumes collect together and offer translations of the Lancelot-Grail Cycle (also known as the Vulgate Cycle) and the later Post-Vulgate Cycle.

The influence of these Cycles is almost incalculable; they have been translated or adapted into a number of languages and have been the source or basis for many writers, including Sir Thomas Malory, though they also act as great works in their own right.

For ease of use, each volume is divided into numbered and titled sections or chapters, summaries of all romances, keyed to chapter divisions, are included in the final volume (V) and notes give information about textual and cultural matters and offer a key to internal cross references.

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Table of Contents

Vol I Introduction The History of The Holy Grail The Story of Merlin Vol II Lancelot, Part I Lancelot, Part II Lancelot, Part III Vol III Lancelot, Part IV Lancelot, Part V Lancelot, Part VI Vol IV The Quest for the Holy Grail The Death of Arthur The Post-Vulgate, Part I Vol V The Post-Vulgate, Part II Chapter summaries Index of names

About the Editor

Norris J. Lacy is an American scholar focusing on French medieval literature. He is the Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of French and Medieval Studies at the Pennsylvania State University. He is a leading expert on the Arthurian legend and has written and edited numerous books, papers, and articles on the topic.

About the Series

Routledge Revivals: Lancelot-Grail

The Arthurian episodic romance, which includes the love story of Lancelot and Guinevere and the Quest for the Grail are enduringly popular tales, but ones with a very complex history. These five volumes collect together and offer translations of the Lancelot-Grail Cycle (also known as the Vulgate Cycle) and the later Post-Vulgate Cycle.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General