Perceval/Parzival: A Casebook

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Arthur Groos, Norris J. Lacy
Routledge, Dec 6, 2012 - Literary Criticism - 300 pages
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This volume in the Arthurian Characters and Themes series treats the fascinating character of Perceval, the naive and flawed but gifted youth who becomes the Grail hero in some texts and yet is eclipsed in others by Galahad. Also includes eight musical examples.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
43
The Anterior Order in Le Conte du graal
53
2 Perlesvaus and the Perceval Palimpsest
97
3 Peredur Son of Efrawg
105
The Grail Hero Wins a Wife
119
5 Parzivals Knightly Guilt
139
6 Parzivals Failure Books V and VI
155
8 The Grail Question in Wolfram and Elsewhere
199
9 The Saga of Parceval the Knight
219
The SimpletonHero in Sir Perceval of Galles
237
A Case of Competing Genealogies?
253
Perceval in Modern English and American Literature
267
13 Parsifal
287
The Reel Life of a Grail Knight
301
Copyright

Hero and Counterpart
175

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About the author (2012)

Arthur Groos is a Professor of German Studies at Cornell University

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