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Lacy, Norris J.

Overview
Works: 113 works in 572 publications in 8 languages and 12,408 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Romances  Encyclopedias  Illustrated works  Legends  Conference papers and proceedings  Dictionaries  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator, Author of introduction, Thesis advisor, Adapter
Classifications: PN685, 809.93351
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Most widely held works by Norris J Lacy
The Arthurian handbook by Norris J Lacy( Book )

28 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om kong Arthur skikkelsen i litteratur og kunst gennem tiderne
The Arthurian encyclopedia by Norris J Lacy( Book )

27 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encyclopedia of the arts, characters, history, legend, archaeology, themes, motifs, objects, and literature of the Arthurian legend
The new Arthurian encyclopedia by Ashe( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lancelot-Grail : the Old French Arthurian Vulgate and post-Vulgate in translation by Norris J Lacy( Book )

77 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A companion to Chrétien de Troyes( Book )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chretien de Troyes is arguably the creator of Arthurian romance, and it is on his work that later writers have based their interpretations." "This book offers both crucial information on, and a comprehensive coverage of, all aspects of the work of Chretien de Troyes - the literary and historical background, patronage, his influence on other writers, manuscripts and editions of his work and, at the heart of the volume, major essays on his themes, techniques and artistic achievements in each of his compositions."--Jacket
Poetics of love in the Middle Ages : texts and contexts by Moshe Lazar( Book )

10 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume examines the treatment and expression of love in medieval literature and art. These nineteen essays, contributed by recognized authorities on medieval romantic expression, consider a wide variety of texts from the following cultures: French, Arabic, Latin, Hispanic, Hebrew, Provencal, and German
The romance of Tristran by Béroul( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and French, Old and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un cahier central donne quelques pistes nécessaires pour décrypter l'influence de ce texte à travers l'histoire, dans les domaines de la peinture, de la littérature, de la sculpture, de la musique, du cinéma, de la publicité
The Grail, the quest and the world of Arthur by Norris J Lacy( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Exploring French, Dutch, Norse, German and English texts, literary scholars and art historians discuss medieval quest themes, especially but not exclusively the quest for the Holy Grail. A number of the essays trace the relationship, often negative, between Arthurian chivalry and the Grail ethos. Whereas most of the contributors reflect on the popularity of the Grail quest, several examine the comparative rarity of the Grail in certain literatures and define the elaboration of quest motifs severed from the Grail material"--Publisher description
26 chansons d'amour de la Renaissance by Norris J Lacy( Book )

15 editions published in 1975 in French and French, Middle and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The craft of Chrétien de Troyes : an essay on narrative art by Norris J Lacy( Book )

11 editions published in 1980 in English and Dutch and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading fabliaux by Norris J Lacy( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed readings of 10, and lighter discussions of many others, of the 150 medieval French bawdy poems that scholars generally find it necessary to discuss as a whole, thereby missing important individual characteristics
The Legacy of Chrétien de Troyes( Book )

21 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval Arthurian literature : a guide to recent research( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
A history of Arthurian scholarship by Norris J Lacy( Book )

11 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of critical attention devoted to Arthurian matters
Continuations : essays on medieval French literature and language : in honor of John L. Grigsby( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Medieval French miscellany; papers of the 1970 Kansas conference on medieval French literature by Norris J Lacy( Book )

10 editions published in 1972 in English and Multiple languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perceval = Parzival : a casebook( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and Multiple languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and intertext in medieval Arthurian literature( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theoretical essays and practical analyses focus on the intertextual links between an Arthurian composition and works belonging other genres of kinds of literature. Translations are provided for excerpts from the original Latin, Old French, Middle Dutch, Italian, and Middle English. The 14 essays were presented at a 1993 conference in Bonn
The fortunes of King Arthur( Book )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offer an overview and a number of examinations of Arthur's fortunes. This work reveals the role of Fortune itself, often personified and consistently instrumental, in accounts of Arthur's court and reign. It traces the trajectory of the Arthurian legend, and follows the turning of Fortune's wheel, emphasizing the flourishing of the legend
"Moult a Sans et Vallour" : studies in Medieval French literature in honor of William W. Kibler( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William W. Kibler is one of the most productive and versatile medievalists of his generation. Some scholars and students think of him primarily as a specialist in the medieval epic, whereas others consider him to be an Arthurian scholar. He is of course both, but he is also much more: a consummate philologist and editor of texts and also a prolific and accomplished translator. Above all, those who know him best know him as an extraordinarily generous and modest man. The present volume represents an effort by thirty medievalists, specialists in fields as diverse as William Kibler?s interests, t
 
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The new Arthurian encyclopedia
Alternative Names
Joiner Lacy, Norris 1940-

Lacy, Norris.

Lacy, Norris J.

Lacy, Norris Joiner 1940-

Norris J. Lacy American historian

Norris J. Lacy Amerikaans historicus

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The new Arthurian encyclopediaLancelot-Grail : the Old French Arthurian Vulgate and post-Vulgate in translationA companion to Chrétien de TroyesThe Grail, the quest and the world of ArthurMedieval Arthurian literature : a guide to recent researchA history of Arthurian scholarshipPerceval = Parzival : a casebookThe fortunes of King Arthur