Roger Sherman Loomis
Publisher: Dover Publications; Unabridged edition (May 24, 2000)
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Stimulating and masterly examine examines the evolution of the nice mass of fiction surrounding the Arthurian legend in Western literature — from Geoffrey of Monmouth's heritage of the Kings of england and the gathering of Welsh stories often called The Mabinogion, to Chrétien de Troyes' Arthurian tales, the Parzival of Wolfram von Eschenbach, and such English masterpieces as Sir Gawain and the fairway Knight and Le Morte d'Arthur. Painstakingly researched and brimming with scholarly perception, this hugely readable and unique paintings could be a favourite with normal audiences in addition to students and scholars of the Arthurian legend.