King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table by Sidney Lanier
Publisher: Racehorse for Young Readers
King Arthur’s stories are timeless tales that have been told countless times since the fifteenth century when Sir Thomas Malory introduced them in Le Morte d’Arthur. The basis for the upcoming film, this collection is retold by famed American poet and author Sidney Lanier. He imbues the legendary stories with action and adventure, accompanied by N. C. Wyeth’s breathtaking illustrations. Readers will enjoy the daring exploits of Arthur and his knights. You’ll find the tale of how Arthur pulled the sword from the stone to become king of England and be introduced to his brave knights Sirs Launcelot, Gawaine, Tristram, Galahad, and more. Their search for the Holy Grail through the tragic final battle will thrill you and capture your imagination. The Arthurian legends are coursing with drama and adventure. Instilled with themes of loyalty, conflict, romance, and courage, these stories will fill readers of any age with wonder. Experience them in this edition of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
King Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory's History of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table (Scribner Classics) by Sidney Lanier
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Rediscover the legend of Excalibur, King Arthur, and the Knights of the Round Table in this Scribner Classics keepsake edition of Sir Thomas Malory’s enchanting Arthurian legend. This collectible edition of King Arthur features text reset in the original typeface and illustrations newly reproduced from N. C. Wyeth’s original canvases, bringing a beloved classic tale to a whole new generation of readers.
The Inklings and King Arthur: J. R. R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, C. S. Lewis, and Owen Barfield on the Matter of Britain by Sørina Higgins
Publisher: Apocryphile Press
In the midst of war-torn Britain, King Arthur returned in the writings of the Oxford Inklings. Learn how Tolkien, Lewis, Williams, and Barfield brought hope to their times and our own in their Arthurian literature. Although studies of the "Oxford Inklings" abound, astonishingly enough, none has yet examined their great body of Arthurian work. Yet each of these major writers tackled serious and relevant questions about government, gender, violence, imperialism, secularism, and spirituality through their stories of the Quest for the Holy Grail. This rigorous and sophisticated volume studies does so for the first time. "This serious and substantial volume addresses a complex subject that scholars have for too long overlooked. The contributors show how, in the legends of King Arthur, the Inklings found material not only for escape and consolation, but also, and more importantly, for exploring moral and spiritual questions of pressing contemporary concern." --Michael Ward, Fellow of Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford, and co-editor of C.S. Lewis at Poets' Corner "This volume follows Arthurian leylines in geographies of myth, history, gender, and culture, uncovering Inklings lodestones and way markers throughout. A must read for students of the Inklings." --Aren Roukema, Birkbeck, University of London
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Look out for the original series starring Katherine Langford coming soon to Netflix! The Lady of the Lake is the true hero in this cinematic twist on the tale of King Arthur created by Thomas Wheeler and legendary artist, producer, and director Frank Miller (300, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Sin City). Featuring 8 full-color and 30 black-and-white pieces of original artwork by Frank Miller. Whosoever wields the Sword of Power shall be the one true King. But what if the Sword has chosen a Queen? Nimue grew up an outcast. Her connection to dark magic made her something to be feared in her Druid village, and that made her desperate to leave… That is, until her entire village is slaughtered by Red Paladins, and Nimue’s fate is forever altered. Charged by her dying mother to reunite an ancient sword with a legendary sorcerer, Nimue is now her people’s only hope. Her mission leaves little room for revenge, but the growing power within her can think of little else. Nimue teams up with a charming mercenary named Arthur and refugee Fey Folk from across England. She wields a sword meant for the one true king, battling paladins and the armies of a corrupt king. She struggles to unite her people, avenge her family, and discover the truth about her destiny. But perhaps the one thing that can change Destiny itself is found at the edge of a blade.
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
Featuring a new introduction and afterword, this classic social satire follows Yankee Hank Morgan after a blow to the head in nineteenth-century Connecticut transports him to 528 A.D., where he proceeds to modernize King Arthur's kingdom. Reprint.
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