Table of contents for The Holy Grail : imagination and belief / Richard Barber.


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List of Illustrations                          ix
Acknowledgements                              xiii
A Note on Names                                xv
Introduction                                    I
PART ONE: CREATING THE GRAIL:
AUTHORS AND TEXTS
1. Imagining the Grail: Chretien de Troyes         9
2. Completing the Grail: Chretien continued       27
3. Sanctifying the Grail Hero: Robert de Boron    39
4. The Old Law and the New Law: The High
   Book of the Grail                            46
5. Creating the Grail Hero: The Lancelot-Grail    53
6. Visions of Angels, Versions of Men: Wolfram
   von Eschenbach's Parzival                    73
Epilogue to Part One                           86

PART TWO: THE NATURE OF THE GRAIL:
APOCRYPHA, THEOLOGY, ROMANCE
7. The Grail                                      91
8. The Setting of the Grail                      104
9. Obscure Histories, Dubious Relics             116
10. The Eucharist and the Grail                   135
11. The Holy Grail                                148
12. The Secrets of the Grail                      161
13. The Grail Outside the Romances                167
14. 'There is a thing that's called the Gral'     173
15  The Adventures of the Grail: The Later
German Romances                             T-7





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Grail Legends History and criticism, Grail