Le Morte D'Arthur (Illustrated)

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BookRix, Mar 4, 2014 - History - 651 pages
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First published in 1485 by William Caxton, Le Morte d'Arthur is today perhaps the best-known work of Arthurian literature in English. Many modern Arthurian writers have used Malory as their principal source, including T. H. White in his popular The Once and Future King and Tennyson in The Idylls of the King.
 

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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

This the real thing in Medieval romance. It is a text with the spelling, and the spelling alone, regularized to the modern taste. It is the final embodiment of the medieval romance and the birth of ... Read full review

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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

Believe I covered it all in comments on Volume One. But the start of Book IX, La Cote Male Taile, is perhaps my favourite KA story. It later comes out that Dinadan is La Cote's brother, and that is a kind of plot twist that makes this such a lovable book. Read full review

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