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By Derek Pearsall

ISBN-10: 0631233199

ISBN-13: 9780631233190

ISBN-10: 0631233202

ISBN-13: 9780631233206

This witty and obtainable publication lines the heritage of Arthurian romance from medieval to trendy instances, explaining its enduring appeal.

  • Traces the historical past of Arthurian romance from medieval to trendy times.
  • Covers paintings and movies in addition to the good literary works of Arthurian romance.
  • Draws out the altering political, ethical and emotional makes use of of the story.
  • Explains the iconic attraction of the Arthurian legend.
  • Written by way of an writer with huge wisdom of medieval literature.

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