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Artusroman Und Mythos Friedrich Wolfzettel

Artusroman Und Mythos

Friedrich Wolfzettel

Published July 18th 2011
ISBN : 9783110262520
Hardcover
495 pages
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Arthurian myth is a frequently used term. But what is a myth The current discussion of the term in the field of German studies is here opened up to interdisciplinary consideration. Focusing on Arthurian literature, the volume considers whichMoreArthurian myth is a frequently used term. But what is a myth The current discussion of the term in the field of German studies is here opened up to interdisciplinary consideration. Focusing on Arthurian literature, the volume considers which interpretation of myth is appropriate to which phenomena. Both content-related and structural definitions of myth are examined, with particular scrutiny of the mythic substrate in Arthurian romances and the various individual approaches to mythical narrative forms. It becomes clear that no definition of myth is possible beyond one pertaining to the individual text.