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Title The Scots and medieval Arthurian legend / edited by Rhiannon Purdie and Nicola Royan
Published Cambridge [England] ; Rochester, N.Y. : D.S. Brewer, [2005]


Description 1 online resource (viii, 156 pages)
Series Arthurian studies, 0261-9814 ; 61
Arthurian studies ; 61.
Contents Introduction : Tartan Arthur? / Rhiannon Purdie and Nicola Royan -- Where does Britain end? : the reception of Geoffrey of Monmouth in Scotland and Wales / Juliette Wood -- The testimony of writing : Pierre de Langtoft and the appeals to history, 1291-1306 / Thea Summerfield -- The fine art of faint praise in older Scots historiography / Nicola Royan -- The Roman de Fergus : parody or pastiche? / Tony Hunt -- Lancelot of the Laik : sources, genre, and reception / Elizabeth Archibald -- Sir Lamwell in Scotland / Priscilla Bawcutt -- The search for Scottishness in Golagros and Gawane / Rhiannon Purdie -- Of an uncouthe stede : the Scottish knight in Middle English Arthurian romances / Cory J. Rushton -- Dead butchers and fiend-like queens : literary and political history in The misfortunes of Arthur and Macbeth / Andrew King -- Reinventing Arthur : representations of the matter of Britain in medieval Scotland and Catalonia / Sergi Mainer
Summary First full-length exploration of the Arthurian legend in Scotland
Analysis Tartan Arthur
Medieval Arthurian legend
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Arthur, King -- Homes and haunts -- Scotland
Arthur, King fast
Subject Legends -- Scotland -- History and criticism
Britons -- Kings and rulers -- Folklore
Romances, English -- Sources
Arthurian romances -- Sources
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Folklore & Mythology.
HISTORY -- Medieval.
Arthurian romances
Britons -- Kings and rulers
Celtic antiquities
Romances, English
SUBJECT Scotland -- History -- To 1057 -- Historiography
Scotland -- Antiquities, Celtic
Scotland -- In literature
Subject Scotland
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Purdie, Rhiannon, editor.
Royan, Nicola, editor.
ISBN 9781846154263