The Origins Of King Arthur

The Origins Of King Arthur

eBook - 2015
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This Lecture: First, consider images of the Arthurian legend familiar in Western culture, and their relationship to historical reality. Trace the history of post-Roman Britain, the large-scale invasions of the Anglo-Saxons, and evidence that a single, extraordinary individual rose from the chaos to lead and save his people. The Course: The saga of King Arthur and his court is the most enduringly popular mythic tradition of Western civilization. For over 1500 years, the Arthurian narrative has enthralled writers, artists, and a limitless audience spanning the Western world and beyond - and its appeal continues unabated in our time. All Lectures: 1. The Origins of King Arthur 2. An Arthur-Like Figure in Cornwall 3. King Arthur in the Latin Chronicles 4. King Arthur in Wales-The Mabinogion 5. Monmouth, Merlin, and Courtly Love 6. The Round Table-Arthur in Wace and Layamon 7. Chrťien de Troyes and Sir Lancelot 8. Arthurian Tales in Brittany and Burgundy 9. The Lancelot-Grail Cycle 10. The Early German Arthurian Tradition 11. King Arthur's Other German Adaptations 12. The Arthurian Sagas of Scandinavia 13. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 14. The Alliterative Morte Arthure 15. Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte Darthur 16. Enriching the Legend-Tristan and Isolde 17. The Holy Grail from Chrťien to Dan Brown 18. Arthuriana in Medieval Art 19. Spenser, Milton, and the Renaissance Arthur 20. Idylls of the King-The Victorian Arthur 21. Wagner and Twain-King Arthur in the Late 1800s 22. Once and Future-The 20th-Century Arthur 23. Camelot Comes to Hollywood 24. King Arthur in the 21st Century and Beyond
Publisher: [United States]:, The Great Courses,, 2015.
Edition: Unabridged.
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: data file,rda
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1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital.
Additional Contributors: Armstrong, Dorsey
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