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Title The Cambridge Companion to the Arthurian Legend / edited by Elizabeth Archibald and Ad Putter.

Publication Info. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  809.9335 C178C    Check Shelf
Description xix, 261 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The early Arthur : history and myth / Ronald Hutton -- The twelfth-century Arthur / Ad Putter -- The thirteenth-century Arthur / Jane H.M. Taylor -- The fourteenth-century Arthur / J.A. Burrow -- The fifteenth-century Arthur / Barry Windeatt -- The Arthur of the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries / Rob Gossedge and Stephen Knight -- The Arthur of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries / Norris J. Lacy -- Questioning Arthurian ideals / Elizabeth Archibald -- Arthurian ethics / Jane Gilbert -- Imperial Arthur : home and away / Andrew Lynch -- Love and adultery : Arthur's affairs / Peggy McCracken -- Religion and magic / Corinne Saunders -- Arthurian geography / Robert Allen Rouse and Cory James Rushton.
Summary 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 Chr├ętien 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.
Subject Arthurian romances -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism.
Romances, English -- History and criticism.
Arthurian romances. (OCoLC)fst00817169
English literature -- Middle English. (OCoLC)fst01710961
Romances, English. (OCoLC)fst01099909
Artus. (DE-588)118504517
Artusepik. (DE-588)4112603-8
Legende. (DE-588)4035028-9
Artur (mytisk gestalt)
Artursagan -- bearbetningar -- historia.
Chronological Term 1100 - 1500
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Added Author Archibald, Elizabeth, 1951-
Putter, Ad.
Added Title Companion to the Arthurian Legend
Arthurian Legend
ISBN 9780521860598
9780521677882 (pbk.)
0521677882 (pbk.)
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