The Early German Arthurian Tradition
Lecture no. 10 from the course: King Arthur: History and Legend
Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses
Study the key Arthurian texts of Hartmann von Aue, which delve deeply into questions of the balance between noble love, knightly endeavor, and devotion to God. Then grasp the brilliance of Wolfram von Eschenbach’s portrayal of Parzival’s wisdom quest, involving the magical Grail stone and the legendary Fisher King.