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The Arthurian Handbook / Edition 2

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Overview

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Surveys Arthurian history and legend and its place in archaeology, literature, and the arts from the 5th century to the present, with chapters on origins, early and modern Arthurian literature, and Arthur in the arts. Includes a detailed historical and literary chronology, genealogy charts new to this edition, notes on heraldry, a pronunciation guide, and a glossary of Arthurian characters, motifs, and places, plus high quality b&w photos and illustrations. This second edition contains revised material on modern literature. For general readers and specialists. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815320814
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/28/1997
  • Series: Reference Library of the Humanities Series , #1920
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 597,913
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Norris J. Lacy is the Edwin Erie Sparks Professor of French at Penn State University and Honorary President of the International Arthurian Society. Geoffrey Ashe is an author and independent scholar in Glastonbury, England.

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Table of Contents

Illustrations
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Chronology
Genealogy
Heraldry
Ch. I Origins 1
Ch. II Early Arthurian Literature 57
Ch. III Modern Arthurian Literature 137
Ch. IV Arthur in the Arts 197
Ch. V Conclusion 271
An Arthurian Glossary 275
Bibliography 361
Index 383
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