- Author:Ronan Coghlan
- Publisher:Chrysalis Books Group (April 30, 2002)
- Pages:256 pages
- Subcategory:Mythology & Folk Tales
- FB2 format1976 kb
- ePUB format1811 kb
- DJVU format1202 kb
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The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Arthurian Legends.
The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Arthurian Legends. The Oxford Guide to Arthurian Literature and Legend (Oxford Quick Reference). A study of Arthurian romance and legend which draws together the different strands of Arthurian myth, from sources as diverse as Geoffrey of Monmouth, Malory, Chretien de Troyes, the Mabinogion, and the English Gawain cycles.
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Start by marking The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Arthurian Legends as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Coghlan, though an idiosyncratic author (his books range from Robin Hood to cryptozoology, from Sherlock Holmes to an excellent dictionary of Irish Christian names) is an enthusiastic Arthurian, no doubt aided by his stint as a dealer in secondhand and antiquarian books trading as Excalibur Books.
Ah, The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Arthurian Legends: I was practically raised on this book! . Coghlan includes names from often obscure and/or hard to find Arthurian legends, and he notes his sources.
Ah, The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Arthurian Legends: I was practically raised on this book! I have learned everything I know about Arthurian Legend with i. My only complaints is that he does not say where in his sources he found the name (so sometimes you have to go on a bit of a scavenger hunt), he's missed a couple of rare sources I wish he'd included, and he does not cite instances of the names outside Arthurian material (which is sometimes important).
Arthur's story is only told in Books 9, 10, and 11 of the book, but in this short space, Geoffrey creates one of the most powerful epics in literature. Coghlan, R. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Arthurian Legends. Barnes & Noble Books, 1995). Whatever shortcomings Geoffrey may have had as a history writer he makes up for in style, imagination, and dramatic pacing. De Rougemont, D. Love in the Western World.
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Brewer's Book of Myth and Legend. Rochester, . : Boydell Press, 1999. New York: Barnes and Noble Books, 1995. New York: Cassell, 1992. The Macmillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Myths and Legends. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1989. The Dictionary of Mythology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992. Medieval Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Myths, Legends, Tales, Beliefs, and Customs. Santa Barbara, Calif. Myths and Legends of the World Explored. Crossley-Holland, Kevin.
Items related to The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Arthurian Legends. Ronan Coghlan was born in Dublin in 1948. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he has spent most of his working life teaching in schools in Ireland and England
Items related to The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Arthurian Legends. Ronan Coghlan The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Arthurian Legends. ISBN 13: 9781852304287. The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Arthurian Legends. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he has spent most of his working life teaching in schools in Ireland and England.
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. As beautiful as it is useful. Many color plates and illustrations from hundreds of years of Arthurian art. Encyclopedia of Arthurian lore as well. Very nice shape too,253pp. Look up any knight any day.
No two books or scholars ever seem to agree.
The name conjures mystical images and ideals to this day. This is evident by his continued presence in popular culture since his inception. No two books or scholars ever seem to agree. Nationalistic agendas abound. Select Aboriginal Central Asian Greek Greek people Judaic Korean Latvian Māori Melanesian Micronesian Native American Norse Philippine Roman Southeast Asian Arthurian British General.