King Arthur's Modern Return

King Arthur's Modern Return

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

The Arthurian legend closes with a promise: On a distant day, when his country calls, the king will return. His lost realm will be regained, and his shattered dream of an ideal world will, at last, be realized. This collection of original essays explores the issue of return in the modern Arthurian legend. With an Introduction by noted scholar Raymond H. Thompson and 13 essays by authors from the fields of literature, art history, film history, and folklore, this collection reveals the flexibility of the legend. Just as the modern legend takes the form current to its generation, the myth of return generates a new legend with each telling. As these authors show, return can come in the form of a noble king or a Caribbean immigrant, with the mystery of an art theft or a dying boy's dream.Apparently taking Beowulf s confession aquot;We are by race / Gothic peopleaquot; as a living racial creed, Tennyson, among other things, collected ... King Alfred, young Alfred Tennyson would have read Turnera#39;s synopsis of Beowulf, which was very confused about the plot of the poem, but ... poetry which time has suffered us to receiveaquot; and aquot;the oldest poem, of an epic form, which exists in Europeaquot; (2:294; 2: 303).

Title:King Arthur's Modern Return
Author: Debra N. Mancoff
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-04-23

You must register with us as either a Registered User before you can Download this Book. You'll be greeted by a simple sign-up page.

Once you have finished the sign-up process, you will be redirected to your download Book page.

How it works:
  • 1. Register a free 1 month Trial Account.
  • 2. Download as many books as you like (Personal use)
  • 3. Cancel the membership at any time if not satisfied.

Click button below to register and download Ebook
Privacy Policy | Contact | DMCA