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King Arthur: Hero and Legend

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The whole subject is brought up to date - Arthurian buffs will want this book. DAILY TELEGRAPHWho was the real Arthur? Why were his knights so famous? Was he buried at Glastonbury? Richard Barber takes the story from the anonymous 8th century chronicler who first listed his battles to the novelists of the 20th century. A clear and readable account of the development of the stories about Arthur and his court from the earliest times to the present day.

Synopsis:

Who was the real Arthur and why his knights so famous? This book looks at successive reshapings of the Arthur story from the 8th-century chronicles to the modern-day novels.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780851152547
Author:
Barber, Richard
Publisher:
Boydell Press
Author:
Barber, Richard
Location:
Woodbridge, Suffolk :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
History
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Arthur, king
Subject:
Arthurian romances
Subject:
British isles
Subject:
Arthurian romances -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback ed. 3rd ed., rev. and extended
Series Volume:
8
Publication Date:
20040831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.18x5.92x.56 in. .86 lbs.

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