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Author Finke, Laurie.

Title King Arthur and the myth of history / Laurie A. Finke and Martin B. Shichtman.

Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  942.01072 F495k 2004    ---  Available
Description xiii, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-254) and index.
Contents "To mend the interrupted sequence of time": the narrative logic of medieval history -- Profiting from the past: history as symbolic capital -- The romance of empire: vernacular history and the structuration of power -- Discontinuous time: history in the eyes of its losers -- Mapping ambition: imperialism, nationalism, and the logic of seriality in the Chronicle of John Hardyng -- Patronage, printing, and symbolic economies of nationalism in Caxton's Morte Darthur -- Paranoid history.
Subject Arthur, King.
Great Britain -- History -- To 1066 -- Historiography.
Britons -- Kings and rulers -- Folklore.
Mythology, Celtic -- Great Britain.
Historiography -- Great Britain.
Arthurian romances -- Sources.
Britons -- Historiography.
Mythology, British.
Added Author Shichtman, Martin B.
ISBN 0813027330 (hc : acid-free paper)
9780813027333 (hc : acid-free paper)

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