Arthurian Writers A Biographical Encyclopedia

Arthurian Writers A Biographical Encyclopedia

You don't need to own a Kindle device to enjoy Kindle books. Download one of our FREE Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on all your devices. King Arthur is perhaps the central figure of the medieval world, and the lore of Camelot has captivated literary imaginations from the Middle Ages to the present. Included in this volume are extended entries on more than 85 writers who incorporate Arthurian legend in their works. Arranged chronologically, the entries trace the pervasive influence of Arthurian lore on world literature across time. Entries are written by expert contributors and discuss such writers as Geoffrey of Monmouth, Boccaccio, Chaucer, Mark Twain, John Steinbeck, and Margaret Atwood.

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Each entry provides biographical information, a discussion of the author's use of Arthurian legend and contribution to the Arthurian literary tradition, and a bibliography of primary and secondary material. The volume begins with an introductory overview and concludes with suggestions for further reading. The central figure of the medieval world, King Arthur has captivated literary imaginations from the Middle Ages to the present. This book includes extended entries on more than 85 writers in the Arthurian tradition. Arranged chronologically and written by expert contributors, the entries trace the pervasive influence of Arthurian legend from the Middle Ages to the present. Each entry provides biographical information, a discussion of the writer's use of Arthurian legend and contribution to the Arthurian literary tradition, and a bibliography of primary and secondary material.

The volume begins with an introductory overview and closes with a discussion of Arthurian lore in art, along with suggestions for further reading. Students will gain a better understanding of the Middle Ages and the lasting significance of the medieval world on contemporary culture. Give it purpose -- fill it with books, DVDs, clothes, electronics and more. Es wird kein Kindle Gerät benötigt. Laden Sie eine der kostenlosen Kindle Apps herunter und beginnen Sie, Kindle-Bücher auf Ihrem Smartphone, Tablet und Computer zu lesen. Geben Sie Ihre Mobiltelefonnummer ein, um die kostenfreie App zu beziehen.

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Chronologically arranged entries on more than 85 writers from the Middle Ages to the present trace the pervasive influence of Arthurian legend on world literature. EBook Available from ABC-CLIO or Call Your Preferred eBook Vendor for Pricing This guide will support substantial investigations of Arthurian literature in academic and public libraries. —Lawrence Looks at Books This volume is recommended for upper level high school or university students and their instructors seeking a deeper understanding of Arthurian legends throughout history. —Doug's Student Reference Room. An excellent collection of essays regarding writers who have employed Arthur or associated individuals and related themes in their own literary works. Each chapter contains a respectable biography, and good coverage of the writer’s entire literary opus, particularly addressing those works in which Arthur and others are present.

The Lambdins’ latest exceptional volume should be in academic and public libraries. —ARBA Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Give it purpose fill it with books, movies, mobiles, cameras, toys and fashion jewellery. 677 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 65566 An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.

Ed. Laura Cooner Lambdin and Robert Thomas Lambdin.