A Bibliography of Modern Arthuriana (1500-2000) by Ann F. Howey

By Ann F. Howey

The legend of Arthur has been a resource of fascination for writers and artists in English because the 15th century, whilst Thomas Malory drew jointly for the 1st time in English a number of Arthurian tales from a couple of assets to shape the Morte Darthur. It elevated in acceptance through the Victorian period, whilst after Tennyson's therapy of the legend, not just authors and dramatists, yet painters, musicians, and film-makers stumbled on a resource of notion within the Arthurian fabric. This interdisciplinary, annotated bibliography lists the Arthurian legend in glossy English-language fiction, from 1500 to 2000, together with literary texts, movie, tv, track, visible paintings, and video games. it's going to turn out a useful resource of reference for college kids of literary and visible arts, normal readers, creditors, librarians, and cultural historians--indeed, by way of an individual drawn to the background of the ways that Camelot has figured in post-medieval English-speaking cultures.

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The quest, which is to understand love and relationships, is compared to the quest for the Grail, and, near the end, Guenevere appears in one of the protagonist’s visions. A-8 Ackerman, Felicia. ” In Clones and Clones: Facts and Fantasies about Human Cloning. Ed. Martha Nussbaum and Cass Sunstein. New York: W. W. Norton, 1998. 310–31. This short story is set in the near future and is about a hospice nurse and her favourite patient who is dying of hepatitis. The title is a quotation from Malory, and the two characters talk about Malory’s text a few times during the story; it is used as the characters reflect upon decisions to accept fate or strive to change their lives, and it also provides a model for feelings of love and betrayal.

An anonymous poem, in eleven quatrains, in which a young man keeps vigil and prays for strength; in the morning he is answered with a voice from heaven, which declares that “The blessed vision of the Holy Grail / Is for the pure in heart,” but other “knights of God” may also attain grace through long and faithful service. ”) A-7 Acker, Kathy. Don Quixote Which Was a Dream. New York: Grove Press, 1986. This postmodern novel tells of the quest of a woman who takes the name Don Quixote. The quest, which is to understand love and relationships, is compared to the quest for the Grail, and, near the end, Guenevere appears in one of the protagonist’s visions.

He asks for a vision of the history of the place, and the majority of the poem presents vignettes of different moments in Glastonbury’s history. Eleven stanzas describe Joseph of Arimathea’s arrival in Britain. Three stanzas recount the death of Arthur and his being brought to Avalon, here identified with Glastonbury. A-24 Allison, John Drummond. ” The Yellow Night: Poems 1940–41– 42–43. Illus. David Haughton. London: Fortune Press, 1944. 11. Rptd: The Poems of Drummond Allison. Ed. Michael Sharp.

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