Arthurian writers a biographical encyclopedia

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .

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Subjects:

  • Arthur, -- King -- In literature,
  • Arthurian romances -- Encyclopedias,
  • English literature -- Bio-bibliography -- Encyclopedias,
  • English literature -- English-speaking countries -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- History and criticism,
  • Archetype (Psychology) in literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [379]-392) and index

Book details

Statementedited by Laura Cooner Lambdin and Robert Thomas Lambdin
GenreEncyclopedias, Bio-bibliography
ContributionsLambdin, Laura C, Lambdin, Robert T
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR149.A79 A78 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 401 p. ;
Number of Pages401
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17248050M
ISBN 100313346828
ISBN 109780313346828
LC Control Number2007026093

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This early history book of England and Wales mentions Arthur, and then Geoffrey of Monmouth took the stories and added his own flourishes in Historia Regum Britanniae around King Arthur is perhaps the central figure of the medieval world, and the lore of Camelot has captivated literary imaginations from the Middle Ages to the present.

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From the rich heritage of Arthurian material, I have chosen a selection of interesting pieces to read and discuss. Students will also have ample opportunity to sample other Arthurian literature and media presentations on their own, drawing on the suggested readings and bibliography provided in the course.

King Arthur was a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th and early 6th centuries. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and modern historians generally agree that he is unhistorical.

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This book reveals the breadth and depth of women’s engagements with Arthurian romance in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Tracing the variety of women’s responses to the medieval revival through Gothic literature, travel writing, scholarship, and decorative gift books, it.

Arthurian legend, the body of stories and medieval romances, known as the matter of Britain, centring on the legendary king al writers, especially the French, variously treated stories of Arthur’s birth, the adventures of his knights, and the adulterous love between his knight Sir Lancelot and his queen, last situation and the quest for the Holy Grail (the vessel.

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This text presents a comprehensive dictionary of characters, places, objects and themes found in the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

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Camelot is the castle connected to the famous King Arthur. Camelot’s first appearance was in the early 12th century French Romances. In French Arthurian romances, its spelling had been changed a lot because the origin of the name is unknown. Its different spellings include Camalot, Camaalloth, Camahaloth, Kamaalot, Camaalot, Kamelot, Kaamelot, Cameloth, Camelot, Gamalot and.

The Arthurian legend has existed for over a thousand years and is just as compelling today as it was in the faraway days of its early creators – Geoffrey of Monmouth, Robert de Boron, Chrétien de Troyes, and most majestically: Sir Thomas Malory in his epic work, Le Morte d’Arthur.

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I first read Mary Stewart’s Merlin Trilogy—The Crystal Cave (), The Hollow Hills (), and The Last Enchantment ()—and the follow-up book The Wicked Day () in when I was fifteen.

I had already read Sidney Lanier’s The Boy’s King Arthur and some children’s versions of the Arthurian legend, but this was the first novel series I read. The Arthurian legends are great. As a kid, I remember loving T H White's The Sword in the Stone, but I haven't read it in years and I couldn't tell you much about it Lancelyn Green also had some books about Arthur that were pretty much re-tellings of the medieval legends for children; quite an old fashioned style even then I think, but they made an impression on me too.

Tyler is an author of Arthurian nonfiction and historical fantasy and an enthusiast for, if not expert on, modern Arthurian fiction. His nonfiction book King Arthur’s Children: A Study in Fiction and Tradition, which I reviewed here, was published by Modern History Press in It explores various traditions concerning King Arthur’s.

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King Arthur’s most trusted advisor, prophet, magician, and friend, Merlin was almost certainly the creation of Geoffrey of Monmouth, who writes extensively about Merlin in his twelfth century work The History of the Kings of ey combined tales and stories of a bard and wizard named Myrddin, who was created by a ninth century mystic named Nennius.

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