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The Romance of Arthur : an anthology of medieval texts in translation

Author: James J Wilhelm
Publisher: New York : Garland, 1994.
Series: Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 1267.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New, expanded edView all editions and formats
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Since their first appearance, the three volumes of The Romance of Arthur have become the standard anthologies of Arthurian literature. Now, combined into a single convenient volume, the New, Expanded edition of The Romance of Arthurs covers nearly a thousand years of translated texts in a broad range of genres, from the early chronicles and Welsh verse through Sir Thomas Malory. A new section on lyrics has been  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Anthologies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James J Wilhelm
ISBN: 0815307276 9780815307273 0815315112 9780815315117
OCLC Number: 29566469
Description: viii, 582 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Arthur in the Latin chronicles / James J. Wilhelm --
Arthur in the early Welsh tradition / John K. Bollard --
Culhwch and Olwen / Richard M. Loomis --
Arthur in Geoffrey of Monmouth / Richard M. Loomis --
Wace : Roman de Brut (Merlin episodes and "The birth and rise of Arthur") / James J. Wilhelm --
Layamon : Brut ("The death of Arthur") / James J. Wilhelm --
Chrétien de Troyes : Lancelot, or The knight of the cart / William W. Kibler --
Selected lyrics / James J. Wilhelm --
The saga of the mantle / Marianne E. Kalinke --
Béroul : The romance of Tristan / Norris J. Lacy --
Marie de France : The lay of Chievrefueil (The honeysuckle) / Russell Weingartner --
Thomas of Britain : Tristan ("The death scene") / James J. Wilhelm --
Cantare on the death of Tristan / James J. Wilhelm --
The prose Merlin and The suite du Merlin (episodes) / Samuel N. Rosenberg --
The rise of Gawain, nephew of Arthur / Mildred Leake Day --
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight / James J. Wilhelm --
The wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnell / James J. Wilhelm --
The alliterative Mort Arthure / Valerie Krishna --
Sir Thomas Malory : Le morte Darthur ("The death of Arthur") / James J. Wilhelm.
Series Title: Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 1267.
Responsibility: edited by James J. Wilhelm.
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