David Staines (essay date 1982)
SOURCE: "1869: The Holy Grail: The Coming of Arthur,' 'The Holy Grail,' 'Pelleas and Ettarre,' 'The Passing of Arthur'," in Tennyson's Camelot: The Idylls of the King and Its Medieval Sources, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1982, pp. 64-97.
[In the following essay, Staines discusses Tennyson's struggle with the story of the Holy Grail and how it shapes the theme of the Idylls.]
As to Macaulay's suggestion of the Sangreal, I doubt whether such a subject could be handled in these days, without...
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