King Arthur

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a legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure)


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Two Russian scholars happen to focus on early English literature, Arthurian Literature in the middle age and Sonnet in the flowering Renaissance.
This story reappears in several versions within Arthurian literature, where the abductor is Meliagraunce, a knight who desires Guinevere for his own.
Text and Intertext in Medieval Arthurian Literature.
Margery Kempe and Christine de Pizan, and John Lydgate's Life of Our Lady); lyric, song, and audience; and composition and production of Arthurian literature.
Weston notes that, in Arthurian literature, lands become desolate due to one of two factors: drought or war (20-21).
Doran admits that after reading the Morte for research purposes, he was surprised by the amount of plot he was unaware of in this central pillar of Arthurian literature, which inspired Tennyson's The Idylls of the King and TH White's The Sword In The Stone, amongst others.
1) Si veda a questo proposito Arthurian Literature in the Middle Ages, in particolare i capitoli a cura di Helaine Newstead ("The Origin and Growth of the Tristan Legend", 122-33) e Eugene Vinaver ("The Prose Tristan", 339-47).
Here is a sampling of the topics covered in the four volumes: African American literature, Arab American literature, Arthurian literature, Asian American literature, autobiography and memoir, Beat poetry, chick lit, Christian fiction, comic books, cyberpunk, ecopoetry, erotic literature, Native American literature, space opera, and so many others both familiar and unique.
The Oxford Guide to Arthurian Literature and Legend.
The Cave reference establishes the primacy of the Merlin figure in interpreting Arthurian literature, suggesting that he is central to interpreting not only Orlando furioso and The Faerie Queen but also Don Quijote.
Scholars of Arthurian literature in the United States have very few translations of medieval Italian texts with which to work, and to my knowledge only the Tavola ritonda has ever been translated into English (Tristan and the Round Table, trans.
Also discussed are the fascination and popularity of Arthurian literature on fourteenth-century poets and public.
Peggy McCracken's "Chaste Subjects: Gender, Heroism, and Desire in the Grail Quest" is an important addition to the sexual scholarship of Arthurian literature, just as Kathleen Biddick's "Translating the Foreskin" adds admirably to the scant material available on eunuchs in literature.
Although every essay has earned its place, they focus so closely on their individual topics that there is little interaction between them; perhaps only an ideal student on an Arthurian literature course would read them all.
The thirteenth volume of Arthurian Literature offers a particularly varied selection of contributions, with no fewer than eight items - four full-length articles, two notes (i.