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King Arthur: History and Legend Series. Season 1.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 720 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2015.

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Formatted Contents Note: Episode 2 An Arthur-Like Figure in Cornwall Episode 17 Holy Grail from Chrétien to Dan Brown Episode 18 Arthuriana in Medieval Art Episode 13 Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Episode 1 Origins of King Arthur Episode 3 King Arthur in the Latin Chronicles Episode 5 Monmouth, Merlin, and Courtly Love Episode 21 Wagner and Twain-King Arthur in the Late 1800s Episode 6 Round Table-Arthur in Wace and Layamon Episode 8 Arthurian Tales in Brittany and Burgundy Episode 14 Alliterative Morte Arthure Episode 20 Idylls of the King-The Victorian Arthur Episode 10 Early German Arthurian Tradition Episode 12 Arthurian Sagas of Scandinavia Episode 4 King Arthur in Wales-The Mabinogion Episode 15 Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte Darthur Episode 16 Enriching the Legend-Tristan and Isolde Episode 19 Spenser, Milton, and the Renaissance Arthur Episode 9 Lancelot-Grail Cycle Episode 11 King Arthur's Other German Adaptations Episode 23 Camelot Comes to Hollywood Episode 24 King Arthur in the 21st Century and Beyond Episode 22 Once and Future-The 20th-Century Arthur Episode 7 Chrétien de Troyes and Sir Lancelot.
Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Summary, etc.: The saga of King Arthur and his court is the most enduringly popular mythic tradition of Western civilization. For over 1500 years, the Arthurian narrative has enthralled writers, artists, and a limitless audience spanning the Western world and beyond-and its appeal continues unabated in our time. Delve into the historical mystery behind the figure of Arthur, and discover the magnificent breadth of these epic tales.
Target Audience Note: Rated TVPG.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: History, Ancient.
Genre: Literature.

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