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The Medieval German Arthuriad

Some Contemporary Revaluations of the Canon


Neil Thomas

An interpretation of the «classical» works of the Arthurian genre in medieval Germany with special reference to the reception accorded those works by near-contemporaries of Hartmann and Wolfram.
Contents: Courtly transformations of the Matière de Bretagne - The «Mabionogion» controversy - The relationship of the so-called «epigones» to their «canonical» predecessors - Contemporary literary criticisms of Hartmann and Wolfram.