King Arthur’s Other German Adaptations
Lecture no. 11 from the course: King Arthur: History and Legend
Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses
Numerous other German writers made their marks on the legend of Arthur. Among them, contemplate Gottfried von Strassburg’s masterful text on the Tristan legend, Ulrich von Zatzikhoven’s elaborate treatment of Lancelot, Wirnt von Grafenburg’s story of the adventure quest of Wigalois, and Heinrich von dem Türlin’s encyclopedic saga The Crown.