Arthurian Literature XXXVI: Sacred Space and Place in Arthurian Romance [Hardback]

Megan G. Leitch(Editor); K.S. Whetter(Editor)

ISBN: 9781843846048 | Published by: D.S. Brewer | Series: Arthurian Literature | Volume: Volume 36 | Year of Publication: 2021 | 208p,
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Arthurian Literature XXXVI


Guest Editors: Guest Editors: Sarah Bowden, Susanne Friede

This special issue focuses on space and place in Arthurian literature, from a wide range of European traditions. Topics addressed include the connections between quest space and individual spirituality in the Vulgate Queste and Malory's Morte Darthur; penitence in Hartmann's Iwein and Gregorius; parallels in sacred spaces in the Matter of Britain and medieval Ireland; political prophecy in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and The Awntyrs off Arthure A; syntagmatic and paradigmatic spaces in Chrétien's Perceval; spatial significance in Wigalois and Prosa Lancelot; the political meaning of the tomb of King Lott and the rebel kings in Malory's Morte Darthur; and sexual spaces in twelfth-century French romance.

Contributors: Martha Claire Baldon, Sarah Bowden, John Carey, Victoria Flood, Susanne Friede, Andreas Hammer, Cory James Rushton, Charlie Samuelson.

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