Search for dissertations about: "Kristina Hildebrand"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Kristina Hildebrand.

  1. 1. The Female Reader at the Round Table : Religion and Women in Three Contemporary Arthurian Texts

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kristina Hildebrand; Högskolan i Halmstad.; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English language; religion; women; gender; Marion Zimmer Bradley; Mary Stewart; Stephen R. Lawhead; reader response; feminism; Arthurian; English; engelska; Engelska;

    Abstract : Stretching back at least a thousand years, Arthurian literature constitutes a vigorous and varied genre that attracts scholarly attention. In a close reading of three modern Arthurian texts, Mary Stewart’s Merlin trilogy, The Crystal Cave (1970), The Hollow Hills (1973), The Last Enchantment (1979), Marion Bradley’s The Mists of Avalon (1982), and Stephen Lawhead’s Pendragon Cycle, Taliesin (1987), Merlin (1988), Arthur (1989), Pendragon (1994), and Grail (1997), this study focuses on the intersection between two of the genre’s motifs: religion and gender. READ MORE