Arthurian Writers: A Biographical Encyclopedia by Laura Lambdin,Robert Thomas Lambdin PDF
By Laura Lambdin,Robert Thomas Lambdin
King Arthur might be the critical determine of the medieval international, and the lore of Camelot has captivated literary imaginations from the center a long time to the current. integrated during this quantity are prolonged entries on greater than 30 writers who comprise Arthurian legend of their works. prepared chronologically, the entries hint the pervasive effect of Arthurian lore on global literature throughout time. Entries are written by way of specialist individuals and speak about such writers as Geoffrey of Monmouth, Boccaccio, Chaucer, Mark Twain, John Steinbeck, and Margaret Atwood. every one access presents biographical info, a dialogue of the author's use of Arthurian legend and contribution to the Arthurian literary culture, and a bibliography of basic and secondary fabric. the amount starts off with an introductory evaluate and concludes with feedback for additional reading.
The relevant determine of the medieval global, King Arthur has captivated literary imaginations from the center a long time to the current. This publication comprises prolonged entries on greater than 30 writers within the Arthurian culture. prepared chronologically and written by means of specialist members, the entries hint the pervasive impression of Arthurian legend from the center a while to the present.
Each access offers biographical details, a dialogue of the writer's use of Arthurian legend and contribution to the Arthurian literary culture, and a bibliography of fundamental and secondary fabric. the amount starts with an introductory assessment and closes with a dialogue of Arthurian lore in paintings, besides feedback for additional interpreting. scholars will achieve a greater realizing of the center a long time and the lasting importance of the medieval global on modern culture.
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