Arthurian Writers: A Biographical Encyclopedia by Laura Lambdin,Robert Thomas Lambdin

By Laura Lambdin,Robert Thomas Lambdin

King Arthur is likely to 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. incorporated during this quantity are prolonged entries on greater than 30 writers who include Arthurian legend of their works. prepared chronologically, the entries hint the pervasive impression of Arthurian lore on international literature throughout time. Entries are written via professional members and talk about such writers as Geoffrey of Monmouth, Boccaccio, Chaucer, Mark Twain, John Steinbeck, and Margaret Atwood. each one access offers 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 quantity starts with an introductory evaluate and concludes with feedback for additional reading.

The vital determine of the medieval global, King Arthur has captivated literary imaginations from the center a while to the current. This ebook contains 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 basic and secondary fabric. the amount starts with an introductory evaluate and closes with a dialogue of Arthurian lore in paintings, besides feedback for additional analyzing. 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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