The Idylls of the King
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017 - Počet stran: 380
Idylls of the King is a cycle oftwelve narrative poemswhich retells the legend of King Arthur, his knights, his lovefor Guinevere and her tragic betrayal of him, and the rise and fall ofArthur's kingdom.The whole work recounts Arthur's attempt and failureto lift up mankind and create a perfect kingdom, from his coming topower to his death at the hands of the traitor Mordred. Individualpoems detail the deeds of various knights, including Lancelot, Geraint,Galahad, and Balin and Balan, and also Merlin and the Lady of the Lake.Idylls of theKing is often read as an allegory of the societal conflicts in Britainduring the mid-Victorian era.
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