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

Overview
Works: 108 works in 772 publications in 6 languages and 11,375 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Romances  Legends  Stories, plots, etc  Poetry  History  Arthurian romances  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: PN686.G7, 398.22
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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 )
94 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,235 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 )
44 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and held by 1,115 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
Romance, vision & satire; English alliterative poems of the fourteenth century by Jessie L Weston( Book )
29 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and held by 909 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 chief Middle English poets by Jessie L Weston( Book )
30 editions published between 1913 and 1968 in English and held by 882 libraries worldwide
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 )
30 editions published between 1902 and 2010 in English and held by 473 libraries worldwide
The legend of Sir Perceval; studies upon its origin, development, and position in the Arthurian cycle by Jessie L Weston( Book )
65 editions published between 1906 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 434 libraries worldwide
The legend of Sir Gawain; studies upon its original scope and significance by Jessie L Weston( Book )
32 editions published between 1897 and 2013 in English and German and held by 372 libraries worldwide
This book from the late 19th century is an analysis of the Arthurian tale of Sir Gawain and its importance in the legend's history
The legend of Sir Lancelot du Lac; studies upon its origin, development, and position in the Arthurian romantic cycle by Jessie L Weston( Book )
28 editions published between 1901 and 1972 in English and German and held by 367 libraries worldwide
The romance cycle of Charlemagne and his peers by Jessie L Weston( Book )
26 editions published between 1901 and 1972 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
The legends of the Wagner drama : studies in mythology and romance by Jessie L Weston( Book )
34 editions published between 1896 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 333 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
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; [a Middle-English Arthurian romance retold in modern prose by Jessie L Weston( Book )
49 editions published between 1894 and 2012 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Brave, chivalrous, loyally faithful to his plighted word, scrupulously heedful of his own and others' honour, Gawain stands before us in this poem. We take up Malory or Tennyson, and in spite of their charm of style, in spite of the halo of religious mysticism in which they have striven to enwrap their characters, we lay them down with a feeling of dissatisfaction. How did the Gawain of their imagination, this empty-headed, empty-hearted worldling, cruel murderer, and treacherous friend, ever come to be the typical English hero? For such Gawain certainly was, even more than Arthur himself. The
King Arthur and his knights; a survey of Arthurian romance by Jessie L Weston( Book )
30 editions published between 1899 and 2011 in English and held by 296 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 Undetermined and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Morien by Jessie L Weston( Book )
20 editions published between 1901 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Sir Gawain at the Grail Castle by Jessie L Weston( Book )
19 editions published between 1903 and 1995 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Sir Gawain and the Lady of Lys by Jessie L Weston( Book )
15 editions published between 1907 and 1994 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Volsunga saga : the story of the Volsungs and Niblungs by Eiríkr Magnússon( Book )
11 editions published between 1906 and 2008 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
A legendary saga originally written in 13th-century Iceland, the Volsunga Saga tells the story of a magic sword guarded by Odin, a major god in Norse mythology. When a dragon guards a large treasure, two brothers stop at nothing to retrieve the sword, slay the beast and rise to power in early Scandinavia
Parzival : a knightly epic by Wolfram( Book )
10 editions published in 1894 in 3 languages and held by 140 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Jessie Weston British folklorist
Jessie Weston Brits essayiste (1850-1928)
Jessie Weston saggista britannica
Laidlay Weston, Jessie 1850-1928
Laidley Weston, Jessie 1850-1928
Weston, Jessie
Weston, Jessie L.
Weston, Jessie L. 1850-1928
Weston, Jessie Laidlay.
Weston, Jessie Laidlay 1850-1928
ウェストン, J. L
Languages
English (574)
German (7)
Italian (3)
Polish (3)
Japanese (2)
French (1)
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