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Comparative Literature (1 September 2017) 69 (3): 345–348.
Published: 01 September 2017
... manner in which a number of canonical mod- ernist works of literature rewrite the medieval myth of the Grail quest. Its aim is not merely to demonstrate the presence of this myth in writers as diverse as Henry James and Samuel Beckett. Ullyot’s more ambitious project is to show what modernist...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2003) 55 (2): 95–111.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Graal (Story of the Grail) by Chrétien de Troyes, with a twentieth-century text, Emmanuel Lévinas’s Totalité et infini (Totality and Infinity). However, both texts are concerned with enigma and inter- pretation: they imply that enigma should be interpreted, yet also that interpre- tation threatens...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2014) 66 (2): 173–185.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Publishing , 2005 . Print . Kennedy Elspeth . Lancelot and the Grail . Oxford : Clarendon P , 1986 . Print . ———. “The Two Versions of the False Guinevere Episode in the Old French Prose Lancelot” . Romania 77 ( 1956 ): 94 – 104 . Print . Lot Ferdinand . Etude sur le...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2017) 69 (3): 348–350.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the cycle of seasons. Ullyot compares this to a moment in the Grail legend when the curse of the Waste Land is lifted and the earth returns to flourishing life. But Molloy’s escape from his own being, however liberating, may not be the “redemptive moment” Ullyot claims since, in Molloy’s own...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2017) 69 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 September 2017
... manner in which a number of canonical mod- ernist works of literature rewrite the medieval myth of the Grail quest. Its aim is not merely to demonstrate the presence of this myth in writers as diverse as Henry James and Samuel Beckett. Ullyot’s more ambitious project is to show what modernist...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 209–219.
Published: 01 June 2009
... to thwart the threatening inevitability of their realization. The “holy grail” of such proj- ects as the Latin American Baroque (since the seventeenth century) and Anglo America’s “American Renaissance” (since the mid-nineteenth) does both simul- taneously, at once pursuing and negating such...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2018) 70 (4): 408–425.
Published: 01 December 2018
... end and aim of lyrical poetry is praise. They did not say this in any sort of conventional religious context: they were not talking about a prefabricated heaven, but an earthly paradise we stumble upon accidentally, like the castle of the Grail, a paradise we can bring to life for ourselves if we ask...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 160–176.
Published: 01 March 2009
... I, Count of Hainaut, Holland, and Zee- land (d.1337), Perceforest is strongly infl uenced by earlier prose cycles such as the Lancelot-Grail and Tristan, as well as by the Alexander romance tradition, medi- eval historiography, and travel writing. It offers a very substantial supplement to...