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Images of Adventure
Ywain in the Visual Arts

James A. Rushing, Jr.

1995 | 320 pages | Cloth $79.95
Literature | Fine Art
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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Acknowledgments

Introduction: Exploring the Realms Beyond the Text
1. The Ambiguity of Adventure: The Rodenegg Mural Cycle
2. The Game of Adventure: The Ywain Wall Paintings at Schmalkalden
3. Exemplary Scenes of Adventure: Princeton University Library Garrett
4. Adventures Right and Wrong: The Illuminated Paris Yvain
5. The Adventure of the Horse's Rear: Ywain on English Misericords
6. Adventure Turned to Slavery: The Malterer Embroidery
7. Ywain in the Adventurer's Hall of Fame: The Runkelstein "Triads"
Conclusion

Notes
Works Cited
Index