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The Arthurian tradition [electronic resource] / John Matthews.

By: Matthews, John, 1948-.
Contributor(s): Matthews, John, 1948- Elements of the Arthurian tradition.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Aeon Books, 2011Description: 1 online resource (132 p.).ISBN: 9781904658535 (electronic bk.); 1904658539 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Arthurian romances -- History and criticism | Knights and knighthood in literature | Kings and rulers in literature | LITERARY CRITICISM -- MedievalGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Arthurian Tradition.DDC classification: 809/.93351 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Copy Right; Acknowledgements; Introduction to the 2010 Editon; Introduction; 1: The High King: Arthur in History and Myth; Exercise 1: The Starry King; 2: Merlin and the Prophecies of the Land: The Enchantment of Camelot; Exercise 2: Merlin's Tower; 3: The Round Table: Adventure in the Forest of the Mind; Exercise 3: The Table Round; 4: Goddesses and Guides: Morgan and the Faery Women; Exercise 4: Finding a Guide; 5: Lancelot and Tristan: True Love and Perfect Chivalry; Exercise 5: The Cave of the Heart; 6: The Grail Quest: Spirituality and the Search for Absolutes
Summary: The myths and legends of King Arthur and his knights, of the enchanter Merlin, and of their quests and adventures, form one of the greatest cycles of stories ever composed. In this book the most important tales are explored in depth by one of the world's best known authorities on this subject. Also included are a series of meditational exercise to help the reader find his or her way to the heart of the Arthurian mysteries.
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Originally published: Elements of the Arthurian traditions. 1989.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [129]-132).

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The myths and legends of King Arthur and his knights, of the enchanter Merlin, and of their quests and adventures, form one of the greatest cycles of stories ever composed. In this book the most important tales are explored in depth by one of the world's best known authorities on this subject. Also included are a series of meditational exercise to help the reader find his or her way to the heart of the Arthurian mysteries.

Cover; Copy Right; Acknowledgements; Introduction to the 2010 Editon; Introduction; 1: The High King: Arthur in History and Myth; Exercise 1: The Starry King; 2: Merlin and the Prophecies of the Land: The Enchantment of Camelot; Exercise 2: Merlin's Tower; 3: The Round Table: Adventure in the Forest of the Mind; Exercise 3: The Table Round; 4: Goddesses and Guides: Morgan and the Faery Women; Exercise 4: Finding a Guide; 5: Lancelot and Tristan: True Love and Perfect Chivalry; Exercise 5: The Cave of the Heart; 6: The Grail Quest: Spirituality and the Search for Absolutes

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The elements of the Arthurian tradition / by Matthews, John, ©1989
The Arthurian tradition by Matthews, John, ©2011
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