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Eternal chalice : the Grail in literature and legend

Author: Monica Brzezinski Potkay; Recorded Books, Inc.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, ℗2006.
Series: Modern scholar.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an overview of the many different ways writers of fiction and nonfiction have imagined, and reimagined, the object known as the Grail, from its beginning as a powerful literary symbol in the late 12th and early 13th centuries up to the present time when it continues to fascinate many who search for the perfect spiritual wisdom it promises.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Legends
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Brzezinski Potkay; Recorded Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1428116761 9781428116764 142811677X 9781428116771
OCLC Number: 72441272
Performer(s): Professor Monica Brzezinski Potkay, lecturer.
Description: 7 audio discs (approximately 7 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (88 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm).
Details: Compact disc.
Contents: Lecture 1. Chrétien de Troyes's Story of the Grail, or Perceval: Part I --
Lecture 2. Chrétien de Troyes's Story of the Grail, or Perceval: Part II --
Lecture 3. The prose trilogy based on Robert de Boron's Grail poems: Joseph of Arimathea, Merlin, and Perceval --
Lecture 4. The Lancelot-Grail version of The quest of the Holy Grail --
Lecture 5. Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival --
Lecture 6. Alfred Lord Tennyson's Idylls of the king and Richard Wagner's opera Parsifal --
Lecture 7. Scholarship in the 19th and 20th centuries --
Lecture 8. Jessie Weston's From ritual to romance --
Lecture 9. T.S. Eliot's The waste land --
Lecture 10. Charles Williams's War in heaven --
Lecture 11. Marion Zimmer Bradley's The mists of Avalon --
Lecture 12. A quintet of Grail films --
Lecture 13. Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh, and Henry Lincoln's Holy blood, Holy Grail and Dan Brown's The Da Vinci code --
Lecture 14. Umberto Eco's Foucault's pendulum.
Series Title: Modern scholar.
Responsibility: Monica Brzezinski Potkay.
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Provides an overview of the many different ways writers of fiction and nonfiction have imagined, and reimagined, the object known as the Grail, from its beginning as a powerful literary symbol in the late 12th and early 13th centuries up to the present time when it continues to fascinate many who search for the perfect spiritual wisdom it promises.

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