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The Holy Grail; the Galahad quest in the Arthurian literature.

Author: Arthur Edward Waite
Publisher: New Hyde Park, N.Y., University Books [1961]
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Romances
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Waite, Arthur Edward, 1857-1942.
Holy Grail.
New Hyde Park, N.Y., University Books [1961]
(OCoLC)574842182
Online version:
Waite, Arthur Edward, 1857-1942.
Holy Grail.
New Hyde Park, N.Y., University Books [1961]
(OCoLC)607887814
Named Person: Arthur, roi.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Edward Waite
OCLC Number: 327803
Description: xxiii, 624 p. 25 cm.
Contents: The holy vessel and its literature. Some aspects of the Grail legend ; Epochs of the legend ; The literature of the cycles ; Further considerations reflecting the several groups of texts --
The Holy Grail in its manifestation and removal. The keynotes of Grail histories and quests ; The institution of the hallows ; Variations of the cup legend ; The Grail vessel considered as a bowl of plenty ; The lesser hallows of the legend ; The castle of the Holy Grail ; The keepers of the hallows ; The pageants in the quests ; The enchantments of Britain, the times called adventurous and the wounding of the king ; The suppressed word and the mystic question ; The healing of the king ; The removal of the hallows --
The conte del graal. Preliminary to the whole subject ; The poem of Chrétien de Troyes ; The extension of Wauchier --
The conclusion of Manesier --
The alternative sequel of Gerbert --
In which Monseigneur Gawain is considered briefly as a companion of the Holy Quest --
The cycle of Robert de Borron. The metrical romance of Joseph of Arimathæa ; The lesser Holy Grail ; The early history of Merlin ; The Didot-Modena Perceval --
The vulgate cycle of the Holy Grail. The great book of the Holy Grail and, in the first place, concerning the prologue ; A new consideration concerning the branches of the chronicle ; The minor branches of the chronicle ; The vulgate Merlin ; The great prose Lancelot ; A preface or introductory portion appertaining to all the quests ; The quest of the High Prince ; The Welsh quest of Galahad --
Other and later texts of the Grail legend. The longer prose Perceval ; The Huth Merlin ; The prophecies of Merlin ; The Grail in the Tristram legend ; Sone de Nausay ; Vestiges of the Grail in Italy ; Spanish and Portuguese quests ; The Dutch Lancelot --
The German cycle of the Holy Grail. The Parzival of Wolfram von Eschenbach ; The quest of Kyot de Provence ; The crown of all adventures ; The titurel of Albrecht ; The Grail in desecration --
Welsh and English texts. The Welsh perceval ; The English metrical romance of Syr Percyvelle --
Critical apparatus in respect of the Grail cycles: Celtic hypothesis. The antecedents of the legend in folk-lore ; The environment of the Grail literature ; The Holy Grail in the light of the Celtic church --
Further critical apparatus: the schools, the churches, and the sects. Chronological sketch of the critical literature ; The claim in respect of Templar influence ; The sects of southern France --
Further critical apparatus: the ritual hypothesis. The Grail and Eleusis ; The Grail and the mysteries of Adonis ; The Grail as a mystery of initiation ; Israel and its holy assembly ; Of spiritual alchemy ; Analogies of quest in Masonry ; The secret church of Eckartshausen ; Summary --
The secret of the Holy Grail. Later intimations of scholarship ; A further review of the quests ; A preliminary excursus concerning the great experiment ; The secret school ; The conclusion of this holy quest ; Epilogue.

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