Perceval/Parzival : A Casebook

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This volume in the Arthurian Characters and Themes series treats the fascinating character of Perceval, the naive and flawed but gifted youth who becomes the Grail hero in some texts and yet is eclipsed in others by Galahad. Also includes eight musical more

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  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 19.05mm | 589g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138978167
  • 9781138978164

About Arthur Groos

Arthur Groos is a Professor of German Studies at Cornell Universityshow more

Table of contents

Series Preface Norris J. Lacy Introduction Arthur Groos & Norris J. Lacy Bibliography 1. Donald Maddox: "Rexque futurus: The Anterior Order in Le Conte du graal" 2. Norris J. Lacy: "Perlesvaus and the Perceval Palimpest" 3. Brynley Roberts: "Peredur Son of Efrawg 4. Arthur Groos, "Dialogic Transpositions: The Grail Hero Wins a Wife" 5. Wolfgang Mohr: "Parzival's Knightly Guilt" 6. Dennis Green: "Parzival's Failures (Books V and VII) 7. Marianne Wynn: "Parzival and Gawan: Hero and Counterpart" 8. L. P. Johnson: "The Grail Question in Wolfram and Elsewhere" 9. Marianne E. Kalinke: "The Saga of Perceval the Kinght" 10. Caroline Eckhardt: "Arthurian Comedy: The Simpleton-Hero in Sir Perceval of Galles" 11. Dhira B. Mahoney: "Mallory's Percivale: A Case of Competing Genealogies?" 12. Alan Lupack: "Perceval's 'Very Secondary Position' in Victorian Literature and Beyond" 13. Carl Dahlhaus: "Parsifal" 14. Kevin J. Harty: "From Grail Seeker to Fisher King: Perceval on Film"show more