Augustinian Intrusions in the Queste del Saint Graal: Converting ‘Pagan Gold’ to Christian Currency

Augustinian Intrusions in the Queste del Saint Graal: Converting ‘Pagan Gold’ to Christian Currency

By Dolores Warwick Frese

Arthuriana, Vol. 18:1 (2008)

Abstract: Galahad’s literary debut in the Vulgate Queste del Saint Graal displays ley-lines extrapolated from Augustine’s biography, theology, semiotic theory, and polemical controversies, suggesting that this retro-fitted prose fiction can be read productively as a specifically Augustinian confection.


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