The Arthur of the Germans. The Arthurian Legend in Medieval German and Dutch Literature (Arthurian Literature in the Middle Ages)

December 5, 2020
The Arthur of the Germans. The Arthurian Legend in Medieval German and Dutch Literature (Arthurian Literature in the Middle Ages)

From the twelfth century on, the legends of King Arthur and hisknights spread across Europe, resulting in a wide range ofadaptations and often completely new stories. Central to thisexpansion were the Germans and the Dutch, both of whom contributedworks of outstanding quality. This edited collection surveys Germanand Dutch Arthurian literature, all the while documenting how thelegends were modified as they came into contact with northern andcentral European traditions. The Arthur of the Germanswill appeal to students and scholars of medieval literature andanyone interested in Arthurian, Tristan, and Grail legends.