By Laura Lambdin,Robert Thomas Lambdin
King Arthur might be the valuable determine of the medieval international, and the lore of Camelot has captivated literary imaginations from the center a while to the current. incorporated 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 international literature throughout time. Entries are written by way of professional participants 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 evaluation and concludes with feedback for additional reading.
The critical determine of the medieval global, King Arthur has captivated literary imaginations from the center a while to the current. This publication comprises prolonged entries on greater than 30 writers within the Arthurian culture. prepared chronologically and written through professional individuals, the entries hint the pervasive impression of Arthurian legend from the center a while to the present.
Each access presents biographical info, 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 review and closes with a dialogue of Arthurian lore in artwork, in addition to feedback for additional studying. scholars will achieve a greater figuring out 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