24343Re: The Fall of Arthur
- May 30 1:05 PMHello,
The comments here make me hope my own copy of the book will arrive soon.
However, I've just come across a small piece of information. As pointed out by Julien Mansencal, it seems the book cover of _The Fall of Arthur_ is inspired by the 13th century grave of a knight of Palays (from South-West France), now located in the Musée des Augustins in Toulouse, my hometown.
Of course, I'm planning to have a look it's been a long time I haven't visited this museum. Any visiting Tolkiendil is free to join!
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Alana Joli Abbott <alanajoli@...> wrote:
> > As Travis says, the Eerdmans edition is probably your best bet, via
> > bookfinder.com or abebooks.com. This reprints the second and third of
> > Williams' Arthurian books, TALIESSIN THROUGH LOGRES (1938) and THE REGION
> > OF THE SUMMER STARS (1944), as well as the unfinished prose history/summary
> > of the Arthurian legend (THE FIGURE OF ARTHUR) Wms was working on when he
> > died and CSL's extensive commentary on Wms' cycle (WILLIAMS AND THE
> > ARTHURIAD), both of which had been published under the title ARTHURIAN
> > TORSO (1948).
> John, thanks for this and the further detailed comments! Very informative,
> and I'll definitely give a try to hunting them down. (After I've finished
> doing the jury reading for the MFAs of course!)
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