Sir Thomas Malory and the cultural crisis of the late Middle Ages

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Sir Thomas Malory and the Cultural Crisis of the Late Middle Ages is an original inquiry into the psychology of the famous knights of Arthurian Romance - Lancelot, Tristram, Galahad - and the impact of the Round Table on their lives. Robert Merrill argues that the development of the Round Table mirrors the effort of medieval Catholicism to assert its doctrines as reality and the path to personal and social fulfillment and that Malory regarded such a political program as inherently tragic. Using current research in ...

Sir Thomas Malory and the Cultural Crisis of the Late Middle Ages 1989, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820403038

2nd Revised edition

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