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The Resource King Arthur : history and legend, Dorsey Armstrong

King Arthur : history and legend, Dorsey Armstrong

Label
King Arthur : history and legend
Title
King Arthur
Title remainder
history and legend
Statement of responsibility
Dorsey Armstrong
Contributor
Production company
Teacher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For more than 1,000 years, stories of King Arthur and his knights have fascinated people from all different walks of life. What is it about this story that has given it such enduring popularity? What are the themes and ideals of Arthurian legend that have appealed to so many people across time and space? In this 24-lecture course, you will learn about the origins and development of Arthur's story from the end of the ancient world to the present day
Member of
Cataloging source
AVF
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
189
LC call number
DA152.5
LC item number
.A7 A767 2015
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor Dorsey Armstrong, Purdue University
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Armstrong, Dorsey
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
720
Series statement
The great courses. Literature & language. British
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  • Arthur
  • Britons
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Arthur
  • Britons
  • Celtic antiquities
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
King Arthur : history and legend, Dorsey Armstrong
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Widescreen presentation
  • 24 lectures / 30 minutes per lecture
  • Course no. 2376
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (iv, 180 pages : black and white illustrations ; 19 cm).
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references in course guidebook
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. The origins of King Arthur ; An Arthur-like figure in Cornwall ; King Arthur in the Latin chronicles ; King Arthur in Wales: the Mabinogion ; Monmouth, Merlin, and courtly love ; The Round Table: Arthur in Wace and Layamon -- disc 2. Chrétien de Troyes and Sir Lancelot ; Arthurian tales in Brittany and Burgundy ; The Lancelot-grail cycle ; The early German Arthurian tradition ; King Arthur's other German adaptations ; The Arthurian sagas of Scandinavia -- disc 3. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight ; The alliterative Morte Arthure ; Sir Thomas Malory's Le morte Darthur ; Enriching the legend: Tristan and Isolde ; The Holy Grail from Chrétien to Dan Brown ; Arthuriana in medieval art -- disc 4. Spenser, Milton, and the Renaissance Arthur ; Idylls of the king: the Victorian Arthur ; Wagner and Twain: King Arthur in the late 1800s ; Once and future: the 20th century Arthur ; Camelot comes to Hollywood ; King Arthur in the 21st century and beyond
Control code
ocn908674901
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
4 videodiscs (12 hr.)
Isbn
9781629971209
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781629971209
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 2376
  • ID2376A-0
  • PD2376A
  • PB2376A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
King Arthur : history and legend, Dorsey Armstrong
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Widescreen presentation
  • 24 lectures / 30 minutes per lecture
  • Course no. 2376
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (iv, 180 pages : black and white illustrations ; 19 cm).
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references in course guidebook
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. The origins of King Arthur ; An Arthur-like figure in Cornwall ; King Arthur in the Latin chronicles ; King Arthur in Wales: the Mabinogion ; Monmouth, Merlin, and courtly love ; The Round Table: Arthur in Wace and Layamon -- disc 2. Chrétien de Troyes and Sir Lancelot ; Arthurian tales in Brittany and Burgundy ; The Lancelot-grail cycle ; The early German Arthurian tradition ; King Arthur's other German adaptations ; The Arthurian sagas of Scandinavia -- disc 3. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight ; The alliterative Morte Arthure ; Sir Thomas Malory's Le morte Darthur ; Enriching the legend: Tristan and Isolde ; The Holy Grail from Chrétien to Dan Brown ; Arthuriana in medieval art -- disc 4. Spenser, Milton, and the Renaissance Arthur ; Idylls of the king: the Victorian Arthur ; Wagner and Twain: King Arthur in the late 1800s ; Once and future: the 20th century Arthur ; Camelot comes to Hollywood ; King Arthur in the 21st century and beyond
Control code
ocn908674901
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
4 videodiscs (12 hr.)
Isbn
9781629971209
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781629971209
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 2376
  • ID2376A-0
  • PD2376A
  • PB2376A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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