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The Resource King Arthur : myth-making and history, N.J. Higham

King Arthur : myth-making and history, N.J. Higham

Label
King Arthur : myth-making and history
Title
King Arthur
Title remainder
myth-making and history
Statement of responsibility
N.J. Higham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This seminal new study explores how and why historians and writers from the Middle Ages to the present day have constructed different accounts of this well-loved figure. N.J Higham offers an in-depth examintaion of the first two Arthurian texts: the History of the Britons and the Welsh Annals. He argues that historians have often been more influenced by what the idea of Arthur means in their present context than by such primary sourcesKing Arthur: Myth-making and History illuminates and discusses some central points of debate:* What role was
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
UK-RwCLS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Higham, N. J
Dewey number
942.01/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DA152.5.A7
LC item number
H53 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arthur
  • Britons
  • Mythology, Celtic
  • Historiography
  • Arthurian romances
  • Britons
  • Mythology, British
  • Great Britain
  • Arthur
  • HISTORY
  • Arthurian romances
  • Britons
  • Britons
  • Historiography
  • Mythology, British
  • Mythology, Celtic
  • Great Britain
Label
King Arthur : myth-making and history, N.J. Higham
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-295) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. A king out of time : Arthur in the twentieth century -- 2. The genesis of Arthur -- 3. Contested histories : Anglo-Saxons and Britons c. 730-830 -- 4. Text in context : The Annales Cambriae c. 954 -- 5. The rise and fall of the 'historical' Arthur -- 6. Postscript : the rhetorical Arthur
Control code
264442977
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 303 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134614240
Lccn
2001058586
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)264442977
Label
King Arthur : myth-making and history, N.J. Higham
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-295) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. A king out of time : Arthur in the twentieth century -- 2. The genesis of Arthur -- 3. Contested histories : Anglo-Saxons and Britons c. 730-830 -- 4. Text in context : The Annales Cambriae c. 954 -- 5. The rise and fall of the 'historical' Arthur -- 6. Postscript : the rhetorical Arthur
Control code
264442977
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 303 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134614240
Lccn
2001058586
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)264442977

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