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

Overview
Works: 108 works in 648 publications in 2 languages and 10,953 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Romances  Stories, plots, etc  Legends  Poetry  History  Fiction  Arthurian romances 
Roles: Translator, Compiler, Editor
Classifications: PN686.G7, 809
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Publications about Jessie L Weston
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 )
71 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in English and held by 2,222 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 )
42 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and held by 1,188 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 )
32 editions published between 1913 and 1968 in English and held by 927 libraries worldwide
Romance, vision & satire; English alliterative poems of the fourteenth century by Jessie L Weston( Book )
12 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and held by 697 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 )
29 editions published between 1902 and 2010 in English and German and held by 489 libraries worldwide
The legends of the Wagner drama : studies in mythology and romance by Jessie L Weston( Book )
30 editions published between 1896 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 415 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 )
38 editions published between 1894 and 2011 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
The fourteenth-century legend of Sir Gawain and his battle with the Green Knight continues to seize the imagination of readers today. Jessie L. Weston's translation of this famous poem into modern prose recaptures the heroic adventures of Sir Gawain, King Arthur's nephew, and perfectly characterizes the knight's bravery, chivalry, and honor
The legend of Sir Perceval : studies upon its origin, development, and position in the Arthurian cycle by Jessie L Weston( Book )
30 editions published between 1906 and 1975 in English and German and held by 394 libraries worldwide
The legend of Sir Gawain; studies upon its original scope and significance by Jessie L Weston( Book )
30 editions published between 1897 and 2013 in English and German and held by 375 libraries worldwide
King Arthur and his knights; a survey of Arthurian romance by Jessie L Weston( Book )
24 editions published between 1899 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 368 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
The romance cycle of Charlemagne and his peers by Jessie L Weston( Book )
24 editions published between 1901 and 1972 in English and held by 360 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 )
20 editions published between 1901 and 1972 in English and German and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Romance, vision & satire by Jessie L Weston( Book )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Morien by Jessie L Weston( Book )
16 editions published between 1901 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Sir Gawain at the Grail Castle by Jessie L Weston( Book )
15 editions published between 1903 and 1995 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Sir Gawain and the Lady of Lys by Jessie L Weston( Book )
13 editions published between 1907 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Sir Cleges. Sir Libeaus Desconus by Jessie L Weston( Book )
9 editions published between 1902 and 1996 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
The Volsunga saga by Eiríkr Magnússon( Book )
9 editions published between 1906 and 2008 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Parzival : a knightly epic by Wolfram( Book )
10 editions published between 1894 and 1912 in 3 languages and held by 200 libraries worldwide
The story of Tristan & Iseult by Gottfried( Book )
22 editions published between 1899 and 1970 in English and German and held by 197 libraries worldwide
 
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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 (466)
German (10)
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