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  • Angel Song: Medieval English Music in History

    By Lisa Colton

    Although medieval English music has been relatively neglected in comparison with repertoire from France and Italy, there are few classical musicians today who have not listened to the thirteenth-century song ‘Sumer is icumen in’, or read of the achievements and fame of fifteenth-century composer…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Power, Identity and Miracles on a Medieval Frontier

    Edited by Catherine A.M. Clarke

    A thriving port, a frontier base for the lords of Gower and a multi-cultural urban community, the south Wales town of Swansea was an important centre in the Middle Ages, at a nexus of multiple identities, cultural practices and configurations of power. As the principal town of the Marcher lordship…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge

  • William Marshal

    3rd Edition

    By David Crouch

    David Crouch’s William Marshal, now in its third edition, depicts this intriguing medieval figure as a ruthless opportunist, astute courtier, manipulative politician and a brutal but efficient soldier. Born the fourth son of a minor baron, he ended his days as Earl of Pembroke and Regent of England…

    Paperback – 2016-03-04
    Routledge

  • Arthurian Legend in the Seventeenth Century

    By Roberta Florence Brinkley

    The study of the Arthurian legend in the 1600s has revealed almost no romance; the stories are more about the truth of Arthur’s existence and his exploits, with influence due to political bearing of the royalty versus parliament at the time. This fascinating study elucidates the differences between…

    Paperback – 2016-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

  • The Avowing of King Arthur

    By Roger Dahood

    This book presents the manuscript of the original poem, from the Ireland Blackburne MS. The composition is from some time between the late 14th and late 15th century. Originally published in 1984, this book introduces the manuscript with historical details and discussion of its language, structure…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

  • The Passing of Arthur

    New Essays in Arthurian Tradition

    Edited by Christopher Baswell, William Sharpe

    Originally published in 1988, this volume contains papers from, and commissioned after, "The Passing of Arthur", a conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies in November 1986. No Arthurian story is experienced without some foreknowledge of its end, which the text acknowledges through a complex…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

  • Arthurian Drama

    An Anthology

    Edited by Alan Lupack

    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.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

  • Ruling England 1042-1217

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Huscroft

    Ruling England, now in its second edition, is a key text for students wishing to understand the complexities of medieval kingship in England from 1042–1217. Beginning just before the Norman Conquest, and ending with the ratification of Magna Carta, this book is divided into three parts: Late…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14
    Routledge

  • Merlin and Legendary Romance

    By Carol Harding

    An indepth work on the origins of the Merlin of Arthurian legend, this book examines early texts, thirteenth century romances focusing particularly on Merlin as a character, rather than those where Merlin is a background cast member. The outline here starts with looking at the genre and the place…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

  • The Arthurian Legend

    Comparison of Treatment in Modern and Mediaeval Literature

    By Margaret J. C. Reid

    First published in 1938, this study explores the reception of the mythology of King Arthur by modern poets and playwrights. More specifically, the author explores the lineage of the legendary material since the first edition of Malory in 1485, exploring a vast range of artists who have made use of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

  • Sir Lancelot of the Lake

    A French Prose Romance of the Thirteenth Century

    Edited by Lucy Allen Paton

    This translation of Lancelot del Lac was published in 1929 to present easily the essential parts of the history of Sir Lancelot from three thirteenth century romances – Le livre de Lancelot del Lac, Le queste del saint graal, and La mort le roi Artus. The translator summarises the sections not…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

  • Five Middle English Arthurian Romances

    By Valerie Krishna

    The poems in this collection will give the reader an appreciation of both the distinctiveness and the variety of the medieval English Arthurian tradition and highlight some of this important chapter in Arthurian legend literature. The Middle English stories are different in style and structure to…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

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