The New Arthurian Encyclopedia: New edition (Paperback)Norris J. Lacy (editor), Geoffrey Ashe (editor), Sandra Ness Ihle (editor), Marianne E. Kalinke (editor), Raymond H. Thompson (editor)
First published in 1996. Now updated with a new information-packed 40-page Supplement covering the years 1990-1995, this unique Encyclopedia highlights the World of King Arthur from its origins in Dark Age Britain to the present day, when Arthurian novels, films, and music continue to appear around the world at an astonishing rate. The Supplement, which provides five full years of coverage not available anywhere else, enhances the usefulness of more than 1,300 entries on all aspects of the Arthurian legend-in literature, history, folklore, archaeology, art, and music. Written by an international team of over 130 authorities, no oth er work approaches this A-Z guide to the legends of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table for breadth and depth of coverage. This is the ultimate source for reliable information on topics as diverse as the Grail, Tristan and Isolde, Lancelot and Guenevere, Arthurian operas, the historicity of Arthur, and more.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 654
Weight: 1496 g
Dimensions: 280 x 210 x 33 mm
"This completely revised and expanded edition...is very impressive...Of interest to general readers and long-awaited by specialists, this is highly recommended for academic and public libraries." -- Library Journal
"A significant contribution to the literature and research on King Arthur and his time." -- American Reference Books Annual
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