- July 2011 · 290pages · 216x138mm
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"This survey of English versions of the Arthurian legend provides a compendium of interesting and valuable information about King Arthur in English history and society during the Middle Ages ... well researched and comprehensive with intelligent interpretations of known facts ... It serves as an encyclopedia, a handy guide for student who wants an introductory synopsis of what is known about the legend before delving deeply into Arthurian research. Names, dates, and culture are linked in a straightforward manner. Notes are extensive. A useful reference bibliography includes bibliographies, texts in English and additional studies." -Literature and History Journal 'a compendium of interesting and valuable information...well researched and comprehensive with intelligent interpretations of known facts.' Literature and History 'Given the continuing interest in the Arthurian legend, this reviewer cannot imagine a public or college library without these volumes.' Choice 'Arthur of the English is the second volume to appear in a new and timely series of surveys that aim to bring the literary history of the field up to date. Arthur of the English achieves that aim perfectly...a reliable and well-informed guide.' Notes and Queries
W.R.J. Barron, Introduction; Ceridwen Lloyd-Morgan, The Celtic Tradition, * W.R.J. Barron, Francoise le Saux, Lesley Johnson, Dynastic Chronicles; * James P. Carley, Interchapter A: Arthur in English History; * Catherine Batt, Rosalind Field, The Romance Tradition; * Karen Hodder, David Burnley, Lesley Johnson, Carole Weinberg, Dynastic Romance; * Maldwyn Mills, Elizabeth Williams, Flora Alexander, Rosamund Allen, W.R.J. Barron, Chivalric Romance; * Juliet Vale, Interchapter B: Arthur in English Society; * Gillian Rogers, Diane Speed, David Griffith, John Withrington, Folk Romance; * P.J.C. Field, Sir Thomas Malory’s ‘Le Morte Darthur’; Chris Brooks, Inga Bryden, The Arthurian Legacy; * John Thompson, Postscript: Arthurian Literature and its Public.