Chapter 24. Scholarship and Popular Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  1. Helen Fulton Professor Director
  1. David Matthews

Published Online: 9 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305821.ch24

A Companion to Arthurian Literature

A Companion to Arthurian Literature

How to Cite

Matthews, D. (2009) Scholarship and Popular Culture in the Nineteenth Century, in A Companion to Arthurian Literature (ed H. Fulton), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305821.ch24

Editor Information

  1. Swansea University, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Manchester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405157896

Online ISBN: 9781444305821

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Keywords:

  • Arthurian romance - after Renaissance;
  • antiquarian rediscovery of romance;
  • Malory edition - most curious, amusing, and scarce;
  • Eglinton Tournament of 1839 - understanding of the Middle Ages;
  • Robert Southey - 1817 edition of Malory, admitting the ferocious spirit of the times;
  • The True Sense and Practice of Chivalry, appearing after Digby's conversion to Catholicism in 1825;
  • Arthurian expansion in the later nineteenth century

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Antiquarian Rediscovery of Romance

  • Arthur in Scholarship, History, and Popular Culture to 1850

  • Arthurian Expansion in the Later Nineteenth Century

  • Primary Sources

  • References and Further Reading