Arthurian Literature and Christianity: Notes from the by Peter Meister PDF

By Peter Meister

ISBN-10: 0815332629

ISBN-13: 9780815332626

ISBN-10: 1138001813

ISBN-13: 9781138001817

meant as "the different bookend" to Jessie Weston's paintings a few 80 years previous, this essay assortment presents a cautious evaluate of contemporary scholarship on attainable overlap among Arthurian literature and Christianity. From Ritual to romance and Notes, taken jointly, bracket modern inquiry into the connection (if any) among Jesus and Arthur. T.S. Eliot's "The Waste Land" is the following considered as one strand becoming a member of this subject to many a up to date literary riddle (such because the that means of the time period "postmodernism"). with out reprinting paintings available in other places and not topic to revision via discussion with fellow members, Notes makes an attempt to do justice to either side in 20th century exploration of christianity's contribution to an artwork shape that's additionally grounded in early eu polytheism ("paganism").

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