Arthurian Women

Author: Thelma S. Fenster
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134817460
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Featuring three original and 14 classic essays, this volume examines literary representations of women in Arthuriana and how women artists have viewed them. The essays discuss the female characters in Arthurian legend, medieval and modern readers of the legend, modern critics and the modern women writers who have recast the Arthurian inheritance, and finally women visual artists who have used the material of the Arthurian story. All the essays concentrate interpretation on a female creator and the work. This collection contains a useful bibliography of material devoted to female characters in Arthurian literature.

King Arthur

Author: Edward Donald Kennedy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135367272
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First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Lancelot and Guinevere

Author: Lori J. Walters
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317721551
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Beginning with an introduction that examines the portrayal of the characters of Lancelot and Guinevere from their origins to the present day, this collection of 16 essays-five of which appear here for the first time-puts particular emphasis on the appearance of the two characters in medieval and modern literature. Besides several studies exploring feminist concerns, the volume features articles on the representation of the lovers in medieval manuscript illuminations (18 plates focus on scenes of their first kiss and the consummation of the adultery), in film, and in other visual arts. A 200-item bibliography completes the volume.

Merlin

Author: Peter H. Goodrich
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135583390
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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

From Scythia to Camelot

Author: C. Scott Littleton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317777700
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This volume boldly proposes that the core of the Arthurian and Holy Grail traditions derived not from Celtic mythology, but rather from the folklore of the peoples of ancient Scythia (what are now the South Russian and Ukrainian steppes). Also includes 19 maps.

Gawain

Author: Keith Busby
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136783520
Format: PDF
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First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Grail

Author: Dhira B. Mahoney
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317947258
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First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Cambridge Companion to the Arthurian Legend

Author: Elizabeth Archibald
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139827812
Format: PDF, Kindle
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For more than a thousand years, the adventures of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table have been retold across Europe. They have inspired some of the most important works of European literature, particularly in the medieval period: the romances of Chrétien de Troyes, Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur. In the nineteenth century, interest in the Arthurian legend revived with Tennyson, Wagner and Twain. This Companion outlines the evolution of the legend from the earliest documentary sources to Spamalot, and analyses how some of the major motifs of the legend have been passed down in both medieval and modern texts. With a map of Arthur's Britain, a chronology of key texts and a guide to further reading, this volume itself will contribute to the continuing fascination with the King and his many legends.

The Once and Future King

Author: T. H. White
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101657545
Format: PDF
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T. H. White’s masterful retelling of the saga of King Arthur is a fantasy classic as legendary as Excalibur and Camelot, and a poignant story of adventure, romance and magic that has enchanted readers for generations. Once upon a time, a young boy called “Wart” was tutored by a magician named Merlyn in preparation for a future he couldn’t possibly imagine. A future in which he would ally himself with the greatest knights, love a legendary queen and unite a country dedicated to chivalrous values. A future that would see him crowned and known for all time as Arthur, King of the Britons. During Arthur’s reign, the kingdom of Camelot was founded to cast enlightenment on the Dark Ages, while the knights of the Round Table embarked on many a noble quest. But Merlyn foresaw the treachery that awaited his liege: the forbidden love between Queen Guenever and Lancelot, the wicked plots of Arthur’s half-sister Morgause and the hatred she fostered in Mordred that would bring an end to the king’s dreams for Britain—and to the king himself. “[The Once and Future King] mingles wisdom, wonderful, laugh-out-loud humor and deep sorrow—while telling one of the great tales of the Western world.”—Guy Gavriel Kay

King Arthur

Author: Edward Donald Kennedy
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780815304951
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First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.