This Companion offers a chronological sweep of the canon of Arthurian literature - from its earliest beginnings to the contemporary manifestations of Arthur found in film and electronic media. Part of the popular series, Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture, this expansive volume enables a fundamental understanding of Arthurian literature and explores why it is still integral to contemporary culture.
Offers a comprehensive survey from the earliest to the most recent works
Features an impressive range of well-known international contributors
Examines contemporary additions to the Arthurian canon, including film and computer games
Underscores an understanding of Arthurian literature as fundamental to western literary tradition