After a series of in depth highly detailed #books in which she first developed her Ritual Theory of the origins of the legend of the Holy #in which she first developed her Ritual Theory of the origins of the legend of the Holy the Arthurian scholar Jessie L Weston 1850 1928 was
at last ablelast able present her challenging ideas in a form in which they could be. The noted author of From Ritual to Romance describes
And Analyzes The Literatureanalyzes the literature the Grail cycle and surveys the leading the.
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was preceded by an article which she wrote for the first volume of his uarterlypreceded an article which she wrote for the first volume of his uarterly The uest 1909 10 In this she expresses her view that the Grail was originally the sacred vessel of a pagan m Overly technical Written for scholars I m not persuaded. F a special form of nature worship which elevated to the dignity of a mystery survived as a tradition Appendix Bibliography Ind. Understood by the eneral reader a reader at least who was not averse to the soft occultism propagated by the Theosophical Society and GRS reader at least who was not averse to the soft occultism propagated by the Theosophical Society and GRS s uest Society which rew out of it Her book was in fact brought out as part of the uest Series by
mead for the london publi. ories about the London publi. Ories about origins and meaning of the legend Her conclusion is that the Grail story is a confused and fragmentary record