Arthurian Tales in Brittany and Burgundy
Lecture no. 8 from the course: King Arthur: History and Legend
Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses
Here, encounter the works of Marie de France, whose Arthurian writings developed themes of romantic love, the magical, and the noble. Then learn how Robert de Boron linked King Arthur to the spiritual and religious realms and introduced the Holy Grail, which figures prominently in the massive, anonymous text of the Perlesvaus.