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New Directions in Arthurian Studies

Edited by Alan Lupack

Eleven essays by leading Arthurians lead off with an overview of the field suggesting directions that Arthurian studies must take to remain vital. Other essays contain innovative approaches, overviews of specific areas of Arthurian studies, and suggestions for new ways to approach Arthurian material; they range over Malory, Latin Arthurian literature,Gawain and the Green Knight, Merlin in the twenty-first century, Tennyson’sIdylls, Arthur in African-American culture, current trends in criticism, Arthurian fiction, and Arthurian film.

Contents

  • 1  Arthurian Research in a New Century: Prospects and Projects
  • 2  Malory and His Audience
  • 3  The Paradoxes of Honour in Malory
  • 4  ‘Hic est Artur’: Reading Latin and Reading Arthur
  • 5  Judging Camelot: Change in Critical Perspectives in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight [with Julian N. Wasserman]
  • 6  Judging Camelot: Change in Critical Perspectives in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight [with Robert J. Blanch]
  • 7  Tennyson’s Guinevere and Her Idylls of the King
  • 8  Darkness over Camelot: Enemies of the Arthurian Dream
  • 9  King Arthur and Black American Popular Culture
  • 10  The Project of Arthurian Studies: Quondam et Futurus
  • 11  ‘Arthur? Arthur? Arthur?’ – Where Exactly is the Cinematic Arthur to be Found?
  • 12  Merlin in the Twenty-First Century

Details

First Published: 01 Jul 2002
13 Digit ISBN: 9780859916424
Pages: 181
Size: 23.4 x 15.6
Binding: Hardback
Imprint: D.S.Brewer

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