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The millennium King Arthur : the commodification of the Arthurian legend in the 20th century

Pfanner, David E

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The prophesy that King Arthur will return has come true. This legendary icon of Western civilization lives again in the popular culture novels of contemporary and futuristic literature. While the king’s personality has changed little since Malory, the monarch is now often found as a superhero in new world settings: he has become a Celtic space traveller among the stars, a modern politician fighting corruption, a WWII fighter pilot, a battler of aliens, and even returns as a teenage...[Show more]

CollectionsOpen Access Theses
Date published: 2008
Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49397
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a2d92b2bce

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