Originality and Tradition in the Middle Dutch Roman van Walewein

Edited by Bart Besamusca and Erik Kooper (Utrecht)

 Table of contents:

Bart Besamusca and Erik Kooper (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Introduction: The Study of the Roman van Walewein Walter Haug (Tübingen, Germany) The Roman van Walewein as a Postclassical Literary Experiment Douglas Kelly (University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA) The Pledge Motif in the Roman van Walewein: Original Variant and Rewritten Quest Norris J. Lacy (Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA) Convention and Innovation in the Middle Dutch Roman van Walewein Matthias Meyer (Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany) It's Hard to Be Me, or Walewein/Gawan as Hero Ad Putter (Bristol, Great Britain) Walewein in the Otherworld and the Land of Prester John Felicity Riddy (York, Great Britain) Giving and Receiving: Exchange in the Roman van Walewein and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Thea Summerfield (Utrecht, The Netherlands) Reading a Motion Picture: Why Steven Spielberg Should Read the Roman van Walewein Jane H. M. Taylor (St Hilda's College, Oxford, Great Britain) The Roman van Walewein: Man into Fox, Fox into Man Bart Veldhoen (Leiden, The Netherlands) The Roman van Walewein Laced with Castles Norbert Voorwinden (Leiden, The Netherlands) Fight Descriptions in the Roman van Walewein and in Two Middle High German Romances. A Comparison Lori Walters (Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA) Making Bread from Stone: The Roman van Walewein and the Transformation of Old French Romance