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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, 2007.
Series: Modern scholar.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : English : UnabridgedView 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: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Legends
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Brzezinski Potkay; Recorded Books, Inc.
ISBN: 9781429457613 1429457619
OCLC Number: 85387677
Notes: Audio file.
Title from image of compact disc container on Web page (viewed Feb. 27, 2007).
Previously released on compact disc, 2006.
Performer(s): Professor Monica Brzezinski Potkay, lecturer.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
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 Rober 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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