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Arthurian Literature and Christianity Notes from the Twentieth Century (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities) by

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Written in English


  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Christianity,
  • Oral And Folk Literature,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Medieval,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Christianity and literature,
  • Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology,
  • Arthurian romances,
  • History and criticism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8048062M
ISBN 100815332629
ISBN 109780815332626

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T. H. White retells the entire Arthurian Epic in The Once And Future King. The story takes Arthur from the glorious lyrical phase of his youth through the disillusioning early years of his years of his reign to the mature years in which his vision of hte Round Table develops into the search for the Holy Grail and finally to his weary old age. External links. Rodney Parish's Arthurian Comics List, Rodney Parrish.; Camelot In Four Colors: A Survey of the Arthurian Legend in Comics, Alan Stewart.; Camelot and Beyond: An Annotated Listing of Arthurian Comic Books Published in the United States c. (Revised Edition, May ), Michael Torregrossa, part of The Arthuriana/Camelot Project Bibliographies. Book Description Intended as "the other bookend" to Jessie Weston's work some eighty years earlier, this essay collection provides a careful overview of recent scholarship on possible overlap between Arthurian literature and Christianity. King Arthur (Welsh: Brenin Arthur, Cornish: Arthur Gernow, Breton: Roue Arzhur) was a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th and early 6th centuries. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and modern historians generally agree that he is.

  Arthurian Legends Illustrated--the King Arthur tales told through famous artworks. A Simplified Medieval Britain Timeline--covers 5th through 15th centuries. Early British Timeline--more detailed timeline; browse to A.D. (death of Arthur). An Arthurian Chronology--lists many of the earlier works about King Arthur. Britannia's King Arthur--many links; one of the best historical sites, by a. Edited by Elizabeth Archibald and David Johnson. 'Arthurian Literature' is an annual volume of articles on the legends of Arthur and the knights of the Round Table. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 volume: Contents: The time of the Four branches / Ifor Williams ; tr[anslator] Wayne Harbert --Parzival and the Grail / Joachim Bumke ; tr[anslator] Peter Meister --From Germanic warrior to Christian knight: The Heliand transformation / G. Ronald Murphy --Romancing the Grail: fiction and theology in the Queste del Saint. Books shelved as arthurian-literature: Le Morte d'Arthur: King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table by Thomas Malory, Arthurian Romances by Chrétien.

This collection of essays contributes a valuable survey of late twentieth-century Arthurian commentary, including work by both the 'christianists,' who regard medieval Christianity as relevant to Arthurian literature, and the 'nonchristianists,' who do not. Relation of Celtic and Christian mythoi. Bright and dark side of myth (incest). 2. COURTLY ROMANCE HERO real advent of Arthurian: , England: Tudor). 3. LOVE VS. LOYALTY: Lancelot, Arthur and Guenevere, Tristan, Mark and Isolde. Back. For most of his literary career, Arthur has been the Christian hero of a Christian people, and this role has taken two different forms. The first is that in which he appears in his earliest recorded personification, as the champion of the post-Roman British against heathen Anglo-Saxon invaders. Salisbury observes that for Christian thinkers of the early middle ages, the lack of reason was the defining difference between animals and humans (5). these same contradictions in the depiction of animals appear in Arthurian literature. What is a bestiary? In its medieval context, a bestiary is simply a book cataloguing a series of animals.