The Arthurian Handbook (Second Edition)

The Arthurian Handbook (Second Edition)

Norris J. Lacy


every little thing you ever desired to find out about King Arthur and his knights is roofed during this attention-grabbing quantity: the origins of the Grail legend, the Tristan and Isolde love tale in opera and literature, Spielberg's use of Arthurian motifs in Star Wars , the depiction of Arthur in work, the presentation of Camelot at the Broadway level, the twitting of the legend in Monty Python and the Holy Grail and masses more.
This severe survey of Arthurian background and legend, archaeology, literature, and the humanities from the 5th century to the current offers an advent for the final reader and an invaluable precis for the professional. It deals either historic evidence and key discussions on Arthurian topics, from post-Roman Britain to the latest novels and flicks. there's a long word list of Arthurian characters, motifs, and locations, a chronology of significant historic and literary goods, a consultant to pronunciation, and a whole bibliography.
What's new in the moment Edition:All the cloth has been revised and up to date to 1996 because the unique 1988 variation; The bankruptcy on sleek literature has been completely revised, with new fabric on writings from France, Germany, England, and the USA; The insurance of King Arthur within the arts has totally rewritten through one of many optimum professionals in Arthurian reviews. Brand-new geneological charts of the ancestry of Arthur and his relatives and the Grail kings and knights.; a completely up to date chronology; Many new illustrations.

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