Arthurian Romance: A Short Introduction

Arthurian Romance: A Short Introduction

Author(s): Derek Pearsall

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631233190

Online ISBN: 9780470775998

DOI: 10.1002/9780470775998

About this Book

This witty and accessible book traces the history of Arthurian romance from medieval to modern times, explaining its enduring appeal.


  • Traces the history of Arthurian romance from medieval to modern times.
  • Covers art and films as well as the great literary works of Arthurian romance.
  • Draws out the changing political, moral and emotional uses of the story.
  • Explains the enduring appeal of the Arthurian legend.
  • Written by an author with vast knowledge of medieval literature.

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