Celtic myth and Arthurian romance (Celtic interest) by Roger Sherman LOOMIS and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at I just finished putting together a lengthy Arthurian Reading List including sections fiction, historical fiction, fantasy, sci-fi, romance, mystery, graphic, short story collections, YA with additional sections of series versus singles. Wanted to put it out there in hopes it might identify some fun, new Arthurian reading! The Romance of Arthur, James J. Wilhelm’s classic anthology of Arthurian literature, is an essential text for students of the medieval Romance tradition. This fully updated third edition presents a comprehensive reader, mapping the course of Arthurian literature, and is expanded to cover: key authors such as Chrétien de Troyes and Thomas of Britain, as well as Arthurian texts by women and 4/5(1). Medieval Romance: Themes and Approaches. New York: Norton, E-mail Citation» Intended as an introductory book, this clear and accessible book, though not exclusively Arthurian, consists of eleven chapters treating such subjects as love, chivalry, the marvelous, religion, and characters in romance.
Epic - Epic - Arthurian romance: The Arthurian romance seems to have developed first in the British Isles, before being taken to the Continent by Bretons, who migrated to Brittany in the 6th and 7th centuries. The core of the legend about Arthur and his knights derives from lost Celtic mythology. Many of the incidents in the former parallel the deeds of such legendary Irish characters as Cú. Arthurian Romances is a collection of five stories written by Chretien de Troyes during the twelfth or thirteenth century concerning the events surrounding the legendary King Arthur and several of his knights. The stories feature many well-known characters as well as many allusions to stories of King Arthur that are not included in this collection. Like Penman’s book, this is more historical fiction, rather than the historical romance Heyer is known for. The Conqueror is a biography of William I which can be dry in places but has an amazing chapter on his romance with Matilda of Flanders. William and Matilda are one of my favourite medieval couples. This witty and accessible book traces the history of Arthurian romance from medieval to modern times, explaining its enduring appeal. Traces the history of Arthurian romance from medieval to modern times. Covers art and films as well as the great literary works of Arthurian romance. Please select some articles/chapters to export citations.
Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of results for Books: Literature & Fiction: History & Criticism: Movements & Periods: Arthurian Romance. Arthurian scholar A. O. H. Jarman, following suggestions first made by scholars of the 19th century, proposed that the name "Viviane" used in French Arthurian romances were ultimately derived from (and a corruption of) the Welsh word chwyfleian (also spelled hwimleian, chwibleian, et al. in medieval Welsh sources), meaning "a wanderer of pallid countenance", which was originally applied as an. 2. Women in The Knight with the Lion (Yvain) Guinevere Laudine, the Lady of the Fountain Lunete. 3. Women in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Guinevere The Lady Morgan Le Fay. 4 Conclusion. References. 1. Introduction. In King Arthur’s court represented in Arthurian literature, women play a centrally important role. Defined as "narrative, written in prose or verse and concerned with adventure, courtly love and chivalry," Arthurian romance derived the narrative verse form from 12th-century France. The anonymous 14th-century English romance "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" is the most widely recognized example of Arthurian romance.