King Arthur In The Medieval Low Countries

By: Geert H.M. Claassens

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Book Condition: Fine


Fine Condition Original Wrap Around European Dust Jacket Paperback Clean Collectible 272 pp.Rare Academic study from the Netherlands on all the Low Country Arthurian, Merlin, and Grail texts with a description of all the stories. Least known of the major countries contributing Arthurian texts this is finally changing. The story "Roman von Walewein" where Gawain, or "Walewein" much like in his "Green Knight" challenge bravely follows a Flying Chess set to retrieve it for Arthur, has in my mind's eye, one of the most ferocious fight scenes between a Knight and a Dragon, or as J.R.R. Tolkien celebrates, 'hero and monster', ever written. Besides concise retelling every Dutch Arthurian, and historical and textual commentary. This study is in Fine clean condition. no writing NOT a library copy. Wonderful color medieval manuscript illustration on the cover. Very hard to find printed and published in Holland in English like new. three Geese in Flight Celtic and Arthurian books since 1977 and wrapping each book first in brown paper First Edition.

Title: King Arthur In The Medieval Low Countries

Author Name: Geert H.M. Claassens

Categories: Dutch and Colonial New York / New England / Virginia / French Quebec, Medieval and Early Medieval, Arthurian Legend,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Netherlands, Leuven Univrsity Press: 2000

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 5272

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