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By Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
sku: 1005-WS1001-A01010-0820441236, ean: 9780820441238, isbn: 0820441236,
Malory's version of the Grail Quest in The Morte Darthur presents several difficulties for scholars, most important, whether it should be read as a chivalric romance or as a theological treatise like its source, the French Queste. This study looks at a popular fifteenth-century English genre - the saints' lives - and shows that Malory's Grail story reads very much like the saints' lives written by Lydgate, Capgrave, and Bokenham, which satisfied the same readership that Malory enjoyed. As
By Mechthild Gretsch Simon Keynes Andy Orchard
ean: 9780521855419, isbn: 0521855411,
The literature of Anglo-Saxon England is unique among contemporary European literatures in that it features a vast amount of saints' lives in the vernacular. This study analyzes the most important author Aelfric's lives of five important saints in the light of their cults in Anglo-Saxon England, providing the reader fascinating glimpses of 'Aelfric at work'. He adapts the cults and rewrites the received Latin hagiography so that each of their lives conveys a distinct message to the contemporary
ean: 9788479274306, isbn: 8479274301,
Esta es una obra clave de la nueva literatura espiritual. Presenta la saga de 160 anos en la vida de una familia cuyos miembros se encarnan en practicamente todas las culturas y religiones importantes del mundo. Desde su publicacion, este libro ha alcanzado un excepcional exito entre los lectores, que lo ha convertido en una de las novelas mas destacadas y representativas de la nueva espiritualidad..