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Essays on the Lancelot of Yale 229

E. Willingham (ed.)
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IX+135 p., 73 b/w ill., 215 x 280 mm, 2007
ISBN: 978-2-503-51677-6
Languages: English
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Online content: http://dx.doi.org/10.1484/M.BOOKS.6.09070802050003050106070706

Brepols’ multiple-volume series The Lancelot Prose of Yale 229 includes illustrated text editions of l’Agrauains, La Queste del Saint Graal, and La Mort le Roi Artu, along with a collection of essays based on the thirteenth-century manuscript, Yale 229, housed at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University. An additional collection of essays, a guide to the decoration of the manuscript, and a searchable corpus text are projected for the series.

 

Table of contents:

Lynn T. Ramey, ‘Images of Rebellion: the Social and Political Context of the Images of Yale 229’s La Mort le Roi Artus’; Ronald E. Pepin, ‘Walter Map and Yale MS 229’; Nancy B. Black, ‘Mapping Time and Space in the Arthurian Landscape of Yale 229’; Joan E. McRae and William Nelles, ‘Text and Context: The Production of Images in Yale MS 229’; Virginie Greene, ‘The Style of the Scribe: A Comparison between Yale 229 and Frappier's Manuscript, Arsenal 3347’; R. Howard Bloch, ‘The Animals in the Margins of Yale 229’; Stacey L. Hahn, ‘The Enigmatic Contours of the Bed in Yale 229’; Walter A. Blue, ‘A Reflection on the Inexorable Working of Fate in Yale MS 229’; Elizabeth Moore Willingham, ‘The Gaze of the Beholder: Yale 229 and the Medieval World View’

Review
"L'index (...) est très utile car bien plus qu'un simple liste de noms, il offre pour chaque personnage ou lieu un commentaire fourni et des analyses littéraires." (Michellle Szkilnik, dans: Le Moyen Âge, CXXI, 2015, p. 254-258)
Interest Classification:
Book History, Manuscript Studies & Palaeography
Codicology
Illumination & illustration of books
Medieval & Modern (Indo-European) Languages & Literatures
Romance literatures
Old & Middle French literature

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