Part 1 - The originators. 1 The voices of the wells - Caitlin Matthews. 2 Chretien de Troyes and the cauldron of story - Diana L. Paxson. 3 Robert de Boron: architect of tradition - John Matthews. 4 Sir Thomas Malory - Greg Stafford. Part 2 - The continuators. 5 The school of the grail - John Matthews. 6 Dion Fortune and the grail - Gareth Knight. 7 'Dr. Stone': Walter Stein and the grail - Charles Lawrie. 8 The grail quest as initiation: Jessie Weston and the vegetation theory - Prudence Jones. 9 Julius Evola: an Italian interpreter of the grail - Robin Waterfield. 10 Charles Williams and the Arthuriad - John Mattheww. 11 In service to the psyche - Pedro-de Salles P. Kujawski. 12 Joseph Campbell and the grail myth - Jules Cashford
'Beginning with the unknown story-tellers of the Celtic cultures, who first told of the miraculous vessel, and proceeding to three of the greatest medieval writers on the subject-- Chretien de Troyes, Robert de Boron and Sir Thomas Malory, [the book] continues by way of Charles Williams, Dion Fortune and Carl Jung among other to the modern mythographer Joseph Campbell. Each essay sheds light on a different aspect of the Grail....'