Book Series The Illustrated Prose Lancelot , vol. 2

Essays on the Lancelot of Yale 229

E. Willingham (ed)

  • Pages: 135 p.
  • Size:215 x 280 mm
  • Illustrations:73 b/w
  • Language(s):English
  • Publication Year:2007

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  • ISBN: 978-2-503-51677-6
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Review(s)

"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)

Summary

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’