Download PDF by Ceridwen Lloyd-Morgan: Arthurian Literature XXI: Celtic Arthurian Material (v. 21)

By Ceridwen Lloyd-Morgan

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This certain variety of the well-established sequence Arthurian Literature is dedicated to Celtic fabric. Contributions, from top specialists in Celtic reports, conceal Welsh, Irish and Breton fabric, from medieval texts to oral traditions surviving into smooth instances. the quantity displays present developments and new techniques during this box when additionally making to be had in English fabric hitherto inaccessible to these without interpreting wisdom of the Celtic languages.

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Which is then summarised in both the Red and White Books, in various permutations, until it is eventually reduced to two words: 33 For further details, see Bromwich and Evans, Culhwch and Olwen, p. 102. 40 PERFORMING CULHWCH AC OLWEN Hawd. Kyt. (Easy. Although) When reading the text aloud to an audience, the performer may well have been expected to learn this formula verbatim. ’) followed by the formula ‘Hawd. 35 It could be argued that formulae of this kind were an important part of the oral storyteller’s technique, giving the performer a chance to pause before proceeding with his list.

Mac Cana, Learned Tales, pp. 33–40, 115–17. , p. 108 n. 107. A. Bruford, Gaelic Folktales and Medieval Romances (Dublin, 1967), p. 45. The Mabinogion, trans. J. Gantz (London, 1976), p. 140. 21 ANN DOOLEY the old Fenian hero Caílte and St Patrick together in massive tale-telling sessions there is a general request from Patrick to tell another tale; and upon his asking about the mounts of the Fíanna, Caílte proceeds to tell the story of a Fenian hunt on Benn Edair (Howth Head). As the tale may be unfamiliar to non-Irish readers I supply a text and translation as an appendix (see p.

Ac yna y kychwynnwys Kulhwch a Goreu . . (And then Culhwch set out, and Gorau . ) Killing of Ysbaddaden, and Culhwch marries Olwen 34 PERFORMING CULHWCH AC OLWEN A comparison of the manuscripts versions shows that there are two major differences regarding layout. 3) directly follows the preceding section, while Section II is divided into two sub-sections in the Red Book, by means of a new line and a two-line capital at the beginning of Ysbaddaden’s list of tasks. Such a structural analysis gives us a better picture of how the redactor combined his sources, and of the very nature of those sources.

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