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Weston, Jessie L. (Jessie Laidlay) 1850-1928

Overview
Works: 145 works in 847 publications in 6 languages and 11,837 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Romances  Arthurian romances  Stories, plots, etc  Poetry  Legends  History  Fiction  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
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Publications by Jessie L Weston
Publications by Jessie L Weston, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jessie L Weston
From ritual to romance by Jessie L Weston( Book )
106 editions published between 1920 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,233 libraries worldwide
A study of the Grail legend explores the saga's Gnostic roots and its relationship to ancient nature cults that associated the physical condition of the king with the productivity of the land
The quest of the Holy Grail by Jessie L Weston( Book )
46 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and held by 1,098 libraries worldwide
Twenty years of Arthurian scholarship are distilled in this 1913 study of one of the Western world's most enduring symbols. Was the Holy Grail the cup Jesus drank from at the Last Supper? The vessel in which Joseph of Arimethea received the blood of Christ? Or was it something else? Weston argues that the Grail legend is actually nature worship passed on as mystery and tradition
The chief Middle English poets by Jessie L Weston( Book )
26 editions published between 1913 and 2016 in English and held by 853 libraries worldwide
Romance, vision & satire; English alliterative poems of the fourteenth century by Jessie L Weston( Book )
25 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
The richness and beauty of medieval English poetry comes alive in this collection of fourteenth-century poems rendered into modern verse by the scholar Jessie L. Weston. These poems, including the classics Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Morte Arthure, are extraordinarily good tales, told extraordinarily well, of an era long past
The three days' tournament; a study in romance and folk-lore, being an appendix to the author's Legend of Sir Lancelot by Jessie L Weston( Book )
23 editions published between 1902 and 1972 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
The legend of Sir Lancelot du Lac; studies upon its origin, development, and position in the Arthurian romantic cycle by Jessie L Weston( Book )
32 editions published between 1901 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 366 libraries worldwide
The legend of Sir Perceval; studies upon its origin, development, and position in the Arthurian cycle by Jessie L Weston( Book )
23 editions published between 1906 and 1975 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
The romance cycle of Charlemagne and his peers by Jessie L Weston( Book )
29 editions published between 1901 and 2010 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
The legends of the Wagner drama : studies in mythology and romance by Jessie L Weston( Book )
32 editions published between 1896 and 2012 in English and German and held by 323 libraries worldwide
The groundbreaking operas of Richard Wagner (1813 1883) changed the nature of the form. In Legends of the Wagner Drama, Weston examines the relationship of Wagner's grand operas including Der Ring des Nibelungen, or the Ring cycle, and Parsifal to the literary and legendary sources upon which they were founded
King Arthur and his knights; a survey of Arthurian romance by Jessie L Weston( Book )
31 editions published between 1899 and 2011 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
This brief 1899 introduction to the study of Arthurian literature, penned by folklorist Jessie L. Weston has long been a favorite introduction to the subject for scholars and young students. Fourth in the series Popular Studies in Mythology, Romance and Folklore
Guingamor, Lanval, Tyolet, le Bisclaveret by Marie( Book )
25 editions published between 1900 and 1994 in English and French and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Romance, vision & satire by Jessie L Weston( Book )
4 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Morien by Jessie L Weston( Book )
20 editions published between 1901 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 libraries worldwide
A portion of a Perceval romance known only in this metrical version which forms part of the so-called Dutch Lancelot
Sir Gawain at the Grail Castle by Jessie L Weston( Book )
18 editions published between 1903 and 1995 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Sir Cleges. Sir Libeaus Desconus ( Book )
14 editions published between 1902 and 1996 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
Sir Gawain and the Lady of Lys by Jessie L Weston( Book )
16 editions published between 1907 and 2015 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
A Medieval Poem about Courage and Courtesy"And wonder, dread and war / have lingered in that land / where loss and love in turn / have held the upper hand." - Jessie L. Weston, Sir Gawain and the Green KnightA Green Knight challenges everyone at the Round Table to cut off his head. Sir Gawain, the nephew of King Arthur, accepts the challenge and manages to decapitate the knight. What comes next surprises everybody: the Green Knight rises, picks up his head and warns Sir Gawain that next year it will be his turn. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes
The Volsunga saga by Eiríkr Magnússon( Book )
14 editions published between 1906 and 2008 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
This 1907 volume contains The Volsunga Saga translated from the Icelandic into English. It is one of the many translations of the Norse legends published by William Morris and Eiríkr Magnússon
Sir Gawain and the green knight : a middle-English Arthurian romance, retold in modern prose, with introd. and notes. With designs by M.M. Crawford ( Book )
2 editions published between 1898 and 1905 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A beautiful early rendering of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight into modern English
 
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Alternative Names
Jessie Weston British folklorist
Jessie Weston Brits essayist (-)
Jessie Weston Brits essayiste (1850-1928)
Jessie Weston saggista britannica
Laidlay Weston, Jessie 1850-1928
Laidley Weston, Jessie 1850-1928
Weston, Jessie
Weston, Jessie 1850-1928
Weston, Jessie L.
Weston, Jessie L. 1850-1928
Weston, Jessie Laidlay.
Weston, Jessie Laidlay 1850-1928
웨스턴, 제시 1850-1928
웨스턴, 제시 L. 1850-1928
ウェストン, J. L
Languages
English (474)
Italian (3)
Polish (3)
German (2)
French (2)
Japanese (2)
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