Appropriating King Arthur

The Arthurian Legend in English Drama
& Entertainment 1485-1625

By Elisabeth Michelsson
December 1999
Uppsala University Press
ISBN: 91-554-4615-9
328 pages
$55.00 paper original


This study attempts to show that, despite the skepticism as to the existence of the historical Arthur and the criticism of chivalric romance that arose during the English Renaissance, Arthurian motifs in drama and other forms of entertainment performed for the royal house remained highly relevant at the time.

 

Literature
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Series: Studia Anglistica Upsaliensia

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