New Directions in Arthurian Studies

New Directions in Arthurian Studies

Edited by Alan Lupack

Hardback
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D.S.Brewer

Overview

Overview

Eleven essays bring Arthurian studies into the 21st century, including film and black popular culture.
Eleven essays by leading Arthurians lead off with an overview of the field suggesting directions that Arthurian studies must take to remain vital. Other essays contain innovative approaches, overviews of specific areas of Arthurian studies, and suggestions for new ways to approach Arthurian material; they range over Malory, Latin Arthurian literature, Gawain and the Green Knight, Merlin in the twenty-first century, Tennyson's Idylls, Arthur in African-American culture, current trends in criticism, Arthurian fiction, and Arthurian film.

Contributors: ROBERT BLANCH, DEREK BREWER, P.J.C. FIELD, SIAN ECHARD, PETER GOODRICH, KEVIN HARTY, NORRIS J. LACY, BARBARA TEPA LUPACK, DAVID STAINES, RAYMOND THOMPSON, JULIAN WASSERMAN, BONNIE WHEELER.

Details

July 2002
4 black and white illustrations
181 pages
23.4x15.6 cm
Arthurian Studies
ISBN: 9780859916424
Format: Hardback
Library eBook
D.S.Brewer
BIC DSB, 1DBK, 2AB, 3H
BISAC LIT004120
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Table of Contents

Arthurian Research in a New Century: Prospects and Projects - Norris J Lacy
Malory and His Audience - Peter J.C. Field
The Paradoxes of Honour in Malory - Derek S Brewer
'Hic est Artur': Reading Latin and Reading Arthur - Sian Echard
Judging Camelot: Change in Critical Perspectives in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (with Julian N. Wasserman) - Robert J Blanch
Judging Camelot: Change in Critical Perspectives in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (with Robert J. Blanch) - Julian N Wasserman
Tennyson's Guinevere and Her Idylls of the King - David Staines
Darkness over Camelot: Enemies of the Arthurian Dream - Raymond H Thompson
King Arthur and Black American Popular Culture - Barbara Tepa Lupack
The Project of Arthurian Studies: Quondam et Futurus - Bonnie Wheeler
'Arthur? Arthur? Arthur?' - Where Exactly is the Cinematic Arthur to be Found? - Kevin J Harty
Merlin in the Twenty-First Century - Peter H Goodrich

Reviews

A fitting witness to witness to the state of Arthurian studies at the turn of the millenium. An essential summation of Arthurian scholarship (that) directs us towards the probable future of Arthurian studies. ARTHURIANA

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