Malory's Morte Darthur. Larry D. Benson.

Malory's Morte Darthur

Cambridge, MA, and London: Harvard University Press, 1977. Hardcover. Fine / Very good. Item #21004
ISBN: 0674543939

2nd Printing. 8vo. (xiv), 289pp. Brown cloth, silver spine title, deep red endpapers. Index. A fine copy. The dustwrapper is a bit age-darkened else is very good.

Benson argues that Malory's joyous celebration of Arthurian chivalry has somehow become a dark tragedy over time. Here he reestablishes the Morte as a chivalric romance of great skill.

First printed the previous year.


Price: $30.00

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