By Laura Lambdin,Robert Thomas Lambdin
King Arthur is likely to be the imperative determine of the medieval global, and the lore of Camelot has captivated literary imaginations from the center a while to the current. integrated during this quantity are prolonged entries on greater than 30 writers who contain Arthurian legend of their works. prepared chronologically, the entries hint the pervasive impact of Arthurian lore on global literature throughout time. Entries are written by way of specialist members 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 with an introductory assessment and concludes with feedback for extra reading.
The valuable determine of the medieval international, King Arthur has captivated literary imaginations from the center a long time to the current. This ebook contains prolonged entries on greater than 30 writers within the Arthurian culture. prepared chronologically and written through specialist individuals, the entries hint the pervasive impression of Arthurian legend from the center a long time to the present.
Each access presents biographical details, a dialogue of the writer'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 review and closes with a dialogue of Arthurian lore in paintings, in addition to feedback for additional studying. scholars will achieve a greater realizing of the center a while and the lasting importance of the medieval international on modern culture.
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Arthurian Writers: A Biographical Encyclopedia by Laura Lambdin,Robert Thomas Lambdin