The Story of the Champions of the Round Table (Illustrated) by Howard Pyle

The Story of the Champions of the Round Table (Illustrated)

byHoward Pyle

Kobo ebook | February 29, 2016

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 n 1902 the distinguished American artist Howard Pyle undertook to retell and illustrate the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. His four-volume work has long been considered one of the outstanding interpretations of the Arthur cycle.

The Story of the Champions of the Round Table, the second of Pyle's volumes, was originally published in 1905. Reissued now, identical in format to the original volume, with Pyle's superb illustrations and decorations, it is destined to reach new generations of readers. The Story of the Champions of the Round Table recounts the full and moving saga of three of Arthur's famous knights: Percival, Tristram, and Launcelot of the Lake.

"The period in which Howard Pyle did his work frequently has been spoken of as that Golden Age in children's literature that was to last for the decade to follow. It is difficult to do justice to his contribution to the shining quality of that era. The magnitude and diversity of his work eludes definition. Creative artist and born storyteller, each aspect of his twofold genius enriched and interpreted the other."
--Elizabeth Nesbitt, in A Critical History of Children's Literature

Title:The Story of the Champions of the Round Table (Illustrated)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:February 29, 2016Publisher:@AnnieRoseBooksLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990051506204

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