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King Arthur in legend and history

Author: Richard White
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1998.
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"In this volume, Richard White has collected a diverse selection of medieval Arthurian literature and history, culling from Latin, English, Welsh, French and German sources, presenting many passages translated into English for the first time. White's selections enable the reader to understand how the rich Arthurian tapestry evolved over a period of more than 500 years, King Arthur in Legend and History also includes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Legends
Sources
Biography
Named Person: Arthur, King.; Arthur, roi.; Arthur, roi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard White
ISBN: 0415920639 9780415920636
OCLC Number: 38096910
Notes: Originally published: London : J.M. Dent, 1997.
Description: xxv, 570 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Early works --
Geoffrey of Monmouth and the "Brut" chronicle tradition --
Arthur in early French romance --
The vulgate cycle --
Later French romance --
German and English romances --
Historical texts.
Responsibility: edited by Richard White ; foreword by Allan Massie.
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