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King Arthur in the Netherlands

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  • Year: 2005
  • Price: € 15,00 incl. VAT 6%
  • Language: English
  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Bound: Paperback, 26 x 19,5 cm., 71 pp., illus.

About this Book: Catalogue of an exhibition on the occassion of a conference organized by the International Arthurian Society in 2005. Each item in the exhibition is described and the different sections are introduced by essays on the history of the Grail stories, how they were written and copied by hand, how they spread and survived to the present day.

Contents:

Foreword by Esther Oosterwijk-Ritman

Preface by Bart Besamusca

Martine Meuwese:
King Arthur in theNetherlands
The Grail
The Lancelot-Grail manuscripts in the
Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica (nos 1-6)

Jos A.A.M. Biemans:
Production, distribution and survival of medieval manuscripts and printed books

Bart Besamusca:
Early Arthurian literature (nos 7-12)
The French prose texts in print (nos 13-21)
Medieval Dutch Arthurian literature
Middle Dutch Arthurian literature (nos 22-34)

Herbert Sarfatij:
Tristan on medieval feet
Tristan: the Tryst beneath the tree (nos 35-38)

Afterlife (nos 39-44)
Frank Brandsma:
Chronology of Arthurian literature

Bibliography
List of lenders
List of contributors