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The flower of kings; a study of the Arthurian legend in England between 1485 and 1835.


Lawrence, University Press of Kansas [1973] .
ISBN 0700601023, 9780700601028

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Subjects Arthurian romances -- Adaptations.
Arthurian romances.
Artursagan.
Artusepik.
Cycle d'Arthur -- Adaptations -- Histoire et critique.
England.
Englisch.
English literature -- History and criticism.
English literature.
Kings and rulers in literature.
Littérature anglaise -- Histoire et critique.
Medievalism -- England -- History.
Medievalism.
Médiévisme -- Angleterre -- Histoire.
Middle Ages in literature.
Moyen Âge dans la littérature.
Rois et souverains dans la littérature.
Description xi, 307 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-293).
Contents The growth of a legend : Arthur in the Middle Ages. Mythic origins ; Geoffrey's Historia ; Arthur among the Romancers ; The vogue of Arthurian romance ; Malory and Le morte Darthur ; The essential Arthurian story -- A slow decline : Arthurian story and tradition in the English Renaissance. Arthur in Tudor society and thought ; Tudor politics, King Arthur, and the battle of the historians ; The Arthur of the Faerie queene ; Thomas Hughes and others -- The death of a legend : Arthurian story in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Arthur in seventeenth-century thought and politics ; Drayton and Jonson ; Milton and the Arthurian subject ; Dryden's Arthur ; Blackmore's Arthurian epics ; Minor seventeenth-century versions ; The Augustan view of Arthur's world ; Henry Fielding's Arthurian burlesque ; Merlin in the neo-classical age -- Arthur stirs in Avalon : Arthurian story among the pre-romantics. The Augustan settlement undermined ; The revival of medieval literature ; Bishop Percy and "ancient poetry" ; Thomas Warton and other Gothic enthusiasts ; The historians and the Middle Ages ; Thomas Warton as Arthurian poet ; William Hilton's Arthurian tragedy ; Richard Hole's pre-romantic Arthuriad -- The past restored : romantic medievalism as preparation for Arthur's return. Romantic medievalism ; Scott as medievalist ; The new history ; Medievalist propagandists ; Medieval romance restored ; The Arthurian theme and the major romantics -- Arthur wakes in Avalon : Arthurian literature of the romantic period. John Thelwall's Arthur ; Frere's Arthurian burlesque ; Peacock and Arthurian story ; John Leyden ; Scott as Arthurian poet ; Wordsworth and Arthurian legend ; Reginald Heber ; An England ready for Arthur's return.
Genre Adaptations
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)677114
(OCoLC)ocm00677114
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Merriman, James Douglas.
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