The Arthur of the English poets

Paperback | January 17, 2012

byHoward Maynadier

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1907. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... INDEX INDEX Addison, Joseph, and romanti-cism, 315. Agricola in Britain, 9. Ailill, King of Connaught, 56. Airem, connection with Arthur, 95 n. Alain in Grand St. Graal, 118. Ambrosius, British leader, 15, 23, 27; Nennius's legend con-cerning, 32; Geoffrey's tale, 37. Amfortas in Wolfram's Parzival, 138, 139. Amoretta in Spenser's Faerie Queene, 261. Andre le Chapelain, Flos Amoris, 99, 100. Anglo-Saxons, arrival in Britain, 14; temporary check to con-quests, 15; Arthur's victories over, 16,23; completion of con-quest, 16, 17. Anir, Arthur's sou, 24. Anne in Hughes's tragedy, 281. Arnold, Matthew, on Celtic liter-ary traits, 193-196; spirit of treatment of Arthurian legends, 379; Tristram and Iseult, fidel-ity to legend, 382, 386; mediat-val pictures but modern spirit, 383-386, 389; treatment of Iseult of Brittany, 386-389. Artegal in Spenser's Faerie Queene, 269-271. Arthur, historic, victories over Saxons, 16; reality, 16, 22, 29, 31, 34 n.; epic motive in victo-ries, 19-21; Geoffrey of Mon-mouth's account, 21, 35, 37,38; Gildas's ignorance of, consid-ered, 22, 26-28; Nennius's men-tion, 23-25; Nennius's author-ity, 25; tradition of feud with Gildas, 28; obscurity of history of legendary, 32, 35; beginning of popular tales concerning, 32; attracts other tales, 33; and folk-tales, 34; as culture hero, 34 n., 80 n.; Geoffrey's sources,40-42; contemporary aspect of Geof-frey's account, 41; mention in chronicles, 50; Wace's account, 50-52; Layamon's account, 52-57; becomes English hero, 52; origin of Round Table, 63-57; departure for Avalon, 57, 245; as father of Mordred, 80, 841; tales of death of, in English alliterative verse, 210-216; cen-tral figure in Malory's romance, 228; character in Malory, 234; accredited relics of (1485), 249-251; as Spenser's he...

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1907. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... INDEX INDEX Addison, Joseph, and romanti-cism, 315. Agricola in Britain, 9. Ailill, King of Connaught, 56. Airem, connection wi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:130 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.28 inPublished:January 17, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217064566

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