This anthology reproduces six plays based on stories of King Arthur from a variety of periods. Originally published in 1991, it offers a comprehensive discussion of Arthurian Drama in introduction and also provides an appendix listing printed scripts in English that address Arthurian legend.
Introduction 1. The Birth of Merlin c1620 William Rowley 2. King Arthur 1691 John Dryden 3. King Arthur 1895 J. Comyns Carr 4. The Birth of Galahad 1898 Richard Hovey 5. Tristram and Isoult 1913 Mathra Kinross 6. The Masque of the Grail 1908 Ernest Rhys. A checklist of Printed Arthurian Drama in English
Reissuing works originally published between 1929 and 1996, Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature offers a selection of scholarship on the genre. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this small set of literary criticism, translation, art and drama.The enduring myth and legend appears from Mediaeval literature through to more modern writings and offers a spectrum of poetry and prose which is studied widely, as expemplified in this set.