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A German View of Camelot

Wirnt von Gravenberg's "Wigalois</I> and Arthurian Tradition


Neil Thomas

A study of how far Wigalois conforms to the model of the Arthurian Romance given by Chrétien/Hartmann, and an assessment of Wirnt von Gravenberg's own contribution to the genre in which he chooses to work.
Contents: The place of Wigalois in the «Fair Unknown» Cycle of Romances - The important rôle of Sir Gawein in the work - Literary transformations made by the narrator and the narrative structure of the work.