The Arthur of medieval Latin literature : the development and dissemination of the Arthurian legend in medieval Latin (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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The Arthur of medieval Latin literature : the development and dissemination of the Arthurian legend in medieval Latin

Author: Siân Echard; Vinaver Trust,
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2016. ©2011
Series: Arthurian literature in the Middle Ages, 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
King Arthur is arguably the most recognizable literary hero of the European Middle Ages. His stories survive in many genres and many languages, but while scholars and enthusiasts alike know something of his roots in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Latin History of the Kings of Britain, most are unaware that there was a Latin Arthurian tradition which extended beyond Geoffrey. This collection of essays will highlight  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Arthur, King; Arthur, King.; Arthur, King
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Siân Echard; Vinaver Trust,
ISBN: 9781783168569 1783168560
OCLC Number: 953737501
Notes: Paperback reprint. Originally published 2011.
Published in co-operation with the Vinaver Trust.
Description: viii, 199 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Contents:Section One: The Seeds of History and Legend1) The Chroniclers of Early Britain NICK HIGHAM, University of Manchester2) Arthur in Early Saints' Lives ANDREW BREEZE, Departamento de Linguistica Hispanica y Lenguas Modernas, Pamplona, Spain Section Two: Geoffrey of Monmouth 3) Geoffrey of Monmouth SIAN ECHARD4) Geoffrey and the Prophetic Tradition JULIA CRICK, University of ExeterSection Three: Chronicles and Romances5) Latin Historiography after Geoffrey of Monmouth AD PUTTER, University of Bristol6) Glastonbury EDWARD DONALD KENNEDY, University of North Carolina7) Romance ELIZABETH ARCHIBALD, University of BristolSection Four: After the Middle Ages8) Arthur and the Antiquaries JAMES P. CARLEY, York University, Toronto
Series Title: Arthurian literature in the Middle Ages, 6.
Responsibility: edited by Siân Echard.

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King Arthur's stories survive in many genres, but while scholars and enthusiasts alike know something of his roots in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Latin History of the Kings of Britain, most are unaware  Read more...

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