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The grail legend

Author: Emma Jung; Marie-Luise von Franz
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1998.
Series: Mythos (Princeton, N.J.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"The Holy Grail and its quest is a legend that has had a powerful impact on our civilization and culture. The Grail itself is an ancient Celtic symbol of plenty as well as a Christian symbol of redemption and eternal life, the chalice that caught the blood of the crucified Christ. The story of the Grail sheds profound light on man's search for the supreme value of life, for that which makes life most meaningful."  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Legends
Romances
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Jung; Marie-Luise von Franz
ISBN: 0691002371 9780691002378
OCLC Number: 39256214
Notes: Translation of: Die Graalslegende in psychologischer Sicht.
Description: 452 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Perceval's early history, according to Chrétien de Troyes --
The defeat of the Red Knight and the meeting with Blancheflor --
Perceval's first visit to the Grail Castle --
The sword and the lance --
Perceval's task --
The central symbol of the legend: the Grail as stone --
The table, the carving platter and the two knives --
The continuation of Perceval's quest --
The suffering Grail King --
The figure of Gauvain; Perceval's return to Christianity --
Gauvain's adventures --
Perceval's further adventures --
The redemption of the Grail Kingdom; Perceval's end --
Robert de Boron's Roman de l'Estoire dou Graal --
The problem of the trinity --
The figure of Adam --
The trinity: the problem of the fourth --
The figure of Merlin --
Merlin as medicine man and prophet --
Merlin and the alchemical Mercurius --
Merlin's solution of the Grail problem --
The disappearance of Merlin.
Series Title: Mythos (Princeton, N.J.)
Other Titles: Graalslegende in psychologischer Sicht.
Responsibility: by Emma Jung and Marie-Louise von Franz ; translated by Andrea Dykes.
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