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Lancelot and Guinevere
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Beginning with an introduction that examines the portrayal of Lancelot and Guinevere from their origins to the present day, the sixteen essays in this collection deal with such varied topics as feminist readings of the characters' representations, the depiction of the lovers in medieval manuscript illuminations, in film, and in other visual arts.
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Preface. Introduction, Lori Walters 1. The Presentation of the Character of Lancelot: Chretien to Malory, Derek Brewer 2. Lanzelet: A Flawless Hero in a Symmetrical World, James A. Schultz 3. An Interpreter's Dilemma: Why Are There So Many Interpretatons of Chretien's Chevalier De La Charrette? Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner 4. The Figure of Lancelot in the Lancelot-Graal, Elspeth Kennedy 5. Lancelot and Guinevere in the Middle Dutch Lancelot Companion, Bart Besamusca 6. Illustrating Lancelot and Guinevere, Alison Stones 7. Unifying Makers: Lancelot and Guinevere in Modern Literature and Art, Muriel Whitaker 8. Arthurian Myth Devalued in Walker Percy's Lancelot, John Bugge 9. Lancelot's Last Metamorphosis, Jean-Marcel Paquette 10. The Character of Guinevere in the Arthurian Romances of Chretien De Troyes, Peter Noble 11. Guinevere: A Re-Appraisal , Susann Samples 12. Desire, Meaning and the Female Reader: The Problem in Chetien's Charrete, Roberta L. Krueger 13. Which Queen? Guinevere's Transvestism in the French Prose Lancelot, E. Jane Burns 14. Recovering Malory's Guinevere, Sarah J. Hill 15. The Figure of Guinevere in Modern Drama and Fiction, Elisabeth Brewer 16. Sharan Newman's Guinevere Trilogy, Sarold J. Herman.

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'This accomplished and informative casebook should have wide appeal for teachers and students.' - Choice

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