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A study of Merlin in English literature from the Middle Ages to the present day

Author: Christopher Dean
Publisher: Lewiston : E. Mellen Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study traces the manner of Merlin's presentation in English fiction from the 12th century to the late-20th century. Unlike the speculative works that deal with Merlin's pre-historic origins,  Read more...

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Dean, Christopher, 1930-
Study of Merlin in English literature from the Middle Ages to the present day.
Lewiston : E. Mellen Press, ©1992
(OCoLC)644110164
Named Person: Merlin.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Dean
ISBN: 0773495320 9780773495326
OCLC Number: 25631580
Description: x, 371 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Medieval Inheritance --
2. A Tradition in Retreat and the Apparent End of Merlin as a Figure in Literature --
3. Re-establishing the Tradition --
4. New Directions --
5. Merlin in the Twentieth Century --
1: The Didactic Mode --
6. Merlin in the Twentieth Century --
2: Retellings, Children's Literature, Magic and the Supernatural --
7. Merlin in the Twentieth Century --
3:. Historical Fiction, Comedy and Merlin's Relationships with Nimue --
8. Merlin Comes of Age: Four Modern Works.
Responsibility: Christopher Dean.

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