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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 402–403.
Published: 01 December 1961
...August Closs Helen Adolf. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1960. Pp. 217. $5.00. Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 REVIEWS Visio Pacis: Holy City and Gruil. An Atteinpt at an InnPr History of the Grail I,cycnd...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 388–391.
Published: 01 December 1959
... in recommending it than that it is worthy of its subject. JACOB KORC University of Washington Chrktien, Troyes, and the Grail. By URBANT. HOLMES,JR., and SISTERM. AMELIAKLENKE, O.P. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (4): 419–422.
Published: 01 December 1983
...Janet Jesmok Ness Ihle Sandra. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1983. xii + 199 pp. $22.50. Copyright © 1983 by Duke University Press 1983 REVIEWS Malory’s Grail Quest: Inuention and Adaptation in Medieual Prose Romance. By SANDRANESS IHLE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 353–355.
Published: 01 September 1945
... of the philosophy of history are given neither in the text nor in the notes. P. 147: If H. Brenckman was really Dutch, he would hardly like to have his name spelled “Heinrich.” HARCOURTBROWN Brown University The Origin of the Grail Legend. By ARTHURC. L...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 3–19.
Published: 01 March 1947
... the set-up of the central scene, its “san,” the “sacramental n~tewill be credited to ChrCtien. Such a result clashes with the “survival” th,eory.6 Instead of re- flecting a time-old initiation ceremony passed on by esoteric circles, ChrCtien’s Grail scene becomes the product...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 73–74.
Published: 01 March 1956
... wished to place emphasis on how modern writers have interpreted for their age the different segments of the Arthurian legend : the love of Tristram and Isolt, the early career of Arthur, and the achieve- ment of the Holy Grail. Several relatively recent works, as Starr shows, give...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 87–89.
Published: 01 March 1961
... between the natural and the supernatural. The Arthur- ian legend is particularly open to such treatment, especially as handled by the authors discussed, since all of them place a characteristically mythical element, the story of the Holy Grail, at the very heart of the cycle. In approaching...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (2): 129–139.
Published: 01 June 1974
... story. It is as if Heinrich had not realized until this point that he must transfer the grail mission to Ga- wein for the sake of the cohesion of his anti-Parzival tale. Furthermore, it is difficult to distinguish between Heinrich’s attempt simply to outdo his predecessors and his attempt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 276–278.
Published: 01 September 1960
.... viii 4- 81. $3.00. To the unending and vehement controversy about ChrCtien’s Perceval and his grail, David C. Fowler has added a monograph which is intelligently and tcni- perately written. Very properly, he regards the concepts of prowess and charity (cnritns) as the “cornerstone...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 91–92.
Published: 01 March 1958
... with the passion (not in itself a bad thing) of much modern romance scholarship, especially that dealing with the grail, where too often “red sullen faces sneer and snarl / From doors of mudcracked houses” in defense of some closed system of interpretation. Frappier acknowl- edges the validity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 67–82.
Published: 01 March 1942
... by a lance. In all these episodes the motif of the unasked grail question is repeated; we rather sus- pect that Heinrich invented them himself in order to elaborate on the motif in the same spirit in which he inserts the Sigune episode from Wolfram’s Parzival at the beginning of these strange...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 90–91.
Published: 01 March 1958
.... There is a rather full bibliography (pp. 243-54). A most striking general feature of Jean Frappier’s study is its tranquillity. This quality stands in stark contrast with the passion (not in itself a bad thing) of much modern romance scholarship, especially that dealing with the grail, where...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 74–75.
Published: 01 March 1956
..., the little company saves Britain and the world. Clearly, the book is a tract for the post-World War I1 age, enriched by the author’s characteristically lucid expression of his spiritual insights. Cycles of the Arthurian complex other than the Grail story have also been extensively exploited...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 March 1953
... of them belonged to Bron, two belonged to the Grail King, whose name was Bron, and a fourth to King Brangoire. I might also have referred to Professor Newstead‘s demonstration in Bran the Blessed in Artlzurian Romance, pp. 163-67, that Geoffrey of Mon- mouth’s Brennius was partly modeled...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 229–235.
Published: 01 June 1944
..., Arthur Charles Lewis. The Origin of the Grail Legend. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1943. Rev. in LTLS, Oct. 23, 1943, p. 512. 2493. Brugger, E. “Der schone Feigling in der arthurischen Lit- eratur, 11.” [See 2379.1 ZRPh, LXIII ( 1943), 123-173...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 401–402.
Published: 01 December 1962
...) that Malory stresses Lancelot’s relative success in the Quest for the Holy Grail rather than his eventual failure. I believe that many readers would agree that the most powerful scene in this whole episode reveals Lancelot’s abasement before the door of the Grail chamber. It is also strange...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 387–388.
Published: 01 December 1959
... Chrktien, Troyes, and the Grail. By URBANT. HOLMES,JR., and SISTERM. AMELIAKLENKE, O.P. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1959. Pp. x 4- 230. $5.00. The earliest of all Grail romances was the Perceval, or Conte del Graal, composed in the last quarter of the twelfth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 419–425.
Published: 01 December 1947
... Jusque tant que ele verra Celui qui de chevalerie Aura tote la seigmorie.” ( VSS. 1059-62) 9 See A. C. L. Brown, Origiti of the Grail Legend (Cambridge, Mass., 1943), pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 1945
...-373. 2545. Bggholm, N. The Layanzon Texts. Copenhagen : hlunks- gaard, 1943. 2492. Brown, Arthur C. L. The Origin of the Grail Legend. 1943. Rev. by Colm in Irish Book Lover, XXIX (Mar., 1944), 43; by Myles Dillon in JAF, LVII (Apr.-June, 1944), 149-151...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 224–237.
Published: 01 June 1948
.... . “Robert de Boron’s Joseph and the Privilegium Fori.” PQ, XXVI (1947), 259-267. 2834. . “Oriental Sources for Grail Romances.” [Parsi- val, Joseph, Estoire.] PMLA, LXII ( 1947), 306-323. 2835. Anonymous. “The Morte Darthur.” (Leading article on Vin- aver’s edition of the Winchester...