Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3242
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Quattrin , Patricia Ann.
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  • Title: The Milk of Christ: Herzeloydë as Spiritual Symbol in Wolfram von Eschenbach's "Parzival"
  • Source: Medieval Mothering.  Edited by John Carmi Parsons and Bonnie Wheeler.  Garland Publishing, 1996.  Pages 25 - 38.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Herzeloyde (Literary Figure) Lay Piety in Literature Literature- Verse Mothers in Literature Wolfram von Eschenbach, Poet- Parzival Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 13
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  • Abstract: In Wolfram von Eschenbach's "Parzival," Herzeloydë prepares her son, Parzival, for his life's work, the search for the Grail. Her effect on his understanding of the two sides of his existence --knighthood and the Grail--produces her importance in the poem. [Reproduced by permission of Garland Publishing.]
  • Author's Affiliation: Grand Valley State University
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815323417
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