Welcome, knights of noble valor! Ye who wish to learn more about the brave Sir Thomas Malory and his quest to record the great legends of King Arthur of the Britons, know that this quest is a perilous one. 360 more words
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So, I’m back to Book 3 in Guinevere’s story, and am excited to be exploring brand new terrain: the land of Brittany.
Today, Brittany is part of northwest France, but in Arthurian times, it was its own kingdom, though often considered a colony of Britain, peopled as it was by many former Britons, some of whom fled from the Anglo-Saxon invaders in late fourth and early fifth centuries. 728 more words
Your assignment is to write a 5-paragraph essay comparing/contrasting the excerpts we read from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Le Morte d’ Arthur (The Death of King Arthur). 215 more words
One of the features of contemporary Arthurian fiction is that it almost always has some twist to the “standard” story. At this point, the canon is so broad that it’s almost impossible to say what the standard story is. 644 more words