Re: Goodrich's book
- In a message dated 02/22/2000 10:50:39 PM Eastern Standard Time,
<< For all of Dr. Goodrich's energetic prose, she understands neither the
medieval Arthurian Grail tradition nor the variant forms of the Grail
tradition as they existed in medieval culture. >>
The first review didn't sound like her prose was "energetic." This one
sounds like she's readable but dogmatic. There are a jillion Grail tales and
I enjoy many of them. OTOH I found Donaldson's Merlin/Taliesin/Arthur to
start out good and then get kind of stiff and dogmatic. Sooooo? more
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