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The misfortunes of Arthur

Hughes, Thomas

The misfortunes of Arthur

by Hughes, Thomas

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Published by Issued for subscribers by the editor of the Tudor facsimile texts in [London?] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas Hughes and others, 1587.
SeriesTudor facsimile texts, Library of English literature -- LEL 40013.
ContributionsFulbeck, William, 1560-1603?, Trotte, Nicholas, Sir, d. 1636., Flower, Francis.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination7 p. l., 47 (i.e. 48), [3] p., 1 l.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13563658M
LC Control Number87548995
OCLC/WorldCa16462481

  The Misfortunes of Elphin (), by Thomas Love Peacock, is a historical romance and satire, set in 6th century Wales, about the adventures of the bard Talies, the princes Elphin and Seithenyn, and King Arthur. This romance is considered to be among the finest Arthurian literary work of the Romantic : Cosimo. "Arthur's Family Vacation" is the first half of the fifteenth episode in the first season of Arthur. It is based on the book Arthur's Family Vacation. Instead of going with Buster to Camp Meadowcroak this year, Arthur has to go on a road trip with his family. After a series of misfortunes, the vacation may turn out better than he in season: 15A.

Novels on Arthurian themes are given their due place, from the satirical scenes of Thomas Love Peacock's The Misfortunes of Elphin and Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court to T.H. White's serio-comic The Once and Future King and the many recent novelists who have turned away from the chivalric Arthur to depict him as a Dark Age ruler. The Misfortunes of Elphin is pretty light reading, with an ironic tone and a lot of -- to my mind, anyway -- indifferent verse. It's mostly interesting to me because it involves Taliesin and Gwyddno Garanhir, who I am most aware of from The Dark is Rising, and who I hadn't encountered in any other Arthurian texts (to my remembrance)/5.

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EMBED EMBED (for Pages: Le Morte d'Arthur tells the story of King Arthur and his Knights at the Round Table. Arthur, who is son of King Uther Pendragon but was raised by another family, takes his rightful place as king when, as a boy, he is able to pull the sword called Excalibur from the stone.

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The Misfortunes of Elphin () is a short historical romance by Thomas Love Peacock, set in 6th century Wales, which recounts the adventures of the bard Taliesin, the princes Elphin ap Gwythno and Seithenyn ap Seithyn, and King Arthur. Peacock researched his story from early Welsh materials, many of them untranslated at the time; he included many loose translations from bardic poetry, as well as.

King Arthur, legendary British king who appears in a cycle of medieval romances as the sovereign of a knightly fellowship of the Round Table. It is not certain how these legends originated or whether the figure of Arthur was based on a historical person. They possibly originated in Wales or northern Britain.

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