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Lacy, Norris J.

Overview
Works: 112 works in 611 publications in 7 languages and 13,645 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Encyclopedias  Illustrated works  Reference works  Romances  Conference papers and proceedings  Legends  Dictionaries  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Translator, Author of introduction, Thesis advisor, ed, Adapter, Contributor
Classifications: DA152.5.A7, 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 1,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

30 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,619 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 Norris J Lacy( Book )

23 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfabetisk ordnet opslagsværk om kong Arthur skikkelsen i litteratur og kunst gennem tiderne
The new Arthurian encyclopedia by Norris J Lacy( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A companion to Chrétien de Troyes( Book )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 565 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( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 394 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
Lancelot-Grail : the Old French Arthurian Vulgate and post-Vulgate in translation( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grail, the quest and the world of Arthur by Norris J Lacy( Book )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 370 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
The romance of Tristran by Béroul( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and French, Old and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading fabliaux by Norris J Lacy( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 355 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 craft of Chrétien de Troyes : an essay on narrative art by Norris J Lacy( Book )

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

26 chansons d'amour de la Renaissance by Norris J Lacy( Book )

14 editions published in 1975 in French and French, Middle and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval Arthurian literature : a guide to recent research by Norris J Lacy( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 290 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 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers the first comprehensive and analytical account of the development of Arthurian scholarship from the eighteenth century, or earlier, to the present day. The chapters, each written by an expert in the area under discussion, present scholarly trends and evaluate major contributions to the study of the numerous different strands which make up the Arthurian material: origins, Grail studies, editing and translation of Arthurian texts, medieval and modern literatures (in English and European languages), art and film. The result is an indispensable resource for students and a valuable guide for anyone with a serious interest in the Arthurian legend
Continuations : essays on medieval French literature and language : in honor of John L. Grigsby( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published in 1972 in 3 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perceval = Parzival : a casebook( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and Multiple languages and held by 258 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 )

11 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 )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 61 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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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

Norris J. Lacy historiador estadounidense

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The new Arthurian encyclopediaThe new Arthurian encyclopediaA companion to Chrétien de TroyesLancelot-Grail : the Old French Arthurian Vulgate and post-Vulgate in translationThe 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