Tristan and Isolde: A Casebook

Tristan and Isolde: A Casebook

by Joan Tasker Grimbert (Editor)
Tristan and Isolde: A Casebook

Tristan and Isolde: A Casebook

by Joan Tasker Grimbert (Editor)


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A substantial introduction traces the Tristan and Isolde legend from the twelfth century to the present, emphasizing literary versions, but also surveying the legend's sources and its appearance in the visual arts, music and film. The nineteen essays are a mix of new, new English, revised, and 'classic'. It contains an extensive bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138165014
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/27/2017
Series: Arthurian Characters and Themes
Pages: 638
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Joan Tasker Grimbert is Professor of French at Catholic University and author of many articles on medieval French literature and Arthurian romance.

Table of Contents

Preface, Norris J. Lacy
Introduction, Joan Tasker Grimbert
Select Bibliography
Tristan: The Celtic and Oriental Material Re-examined, W.J. McCann
Love and the New Patriarchy: Tristan and Isolde, Leslie W. Rabine
How Lovers Lie Together: Infidelity and Fictive Discourse in the Roman de Tristan, E. Jane Burns
The Representation of the Lover's Death: Thomas' Tristan as Open Text, Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner
The Glass Palace in the Folie d'Oxford, Jean-Charles Payen
Tristan the Artist in Gottfried's Poem, W.T.H. Jackson
Gottfried von Strassburg: Tristan and the Arthurian Tradition. William C. McDonald
La Parole amoureuse: Amorous Discourse in the Prose Tristan, Emmanuéle Baumgartner
Radix Amoris: The Travola Ritonda and Its Response to Dante's Paolo and Francesca, Donald L. Hoffman
Malory's Tale of Sir Tristram: Source and Setting Reconsidered, Dhira B. Mahoney
Tristan in Medieval Art, Julia Walworth
Swinburne's Tristram of Lyonesse: Visionary and Courtly Epic, Anthony H. Harrison
That Most Beautiful of Dreams: Tristram and Isoud in British Art of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Christine Poulson
Wagner's Tristan and Isolde: Opera as Symphonic Poem, Joseph Kerman
Wagner and Decadence, Raymond Furness
This Too You Ought to Read: Bédier's Roman de Tristan et Iseut, Edward J. Gallagher
Tristram the Transcendent, Frederic Yves Carpenter
Cocteau's Tristan and Iseut: A Case of Overmuch Respect, Stephen Maddux
Tristan and Isolde in Modern Literature: L'éternal retour, Michael S. Batts
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