Monthly Archives: August 2019

Guinevere

Too many of the characterizations of Guinevere are shaped by the medieval versions of the King Arthur story. Stories shaped by the male dominated church of that era portrayed all women as Eve, the temptress who ruins paradise. Malory among … Continue reading

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Drawing on Arthurian Legends

In the afterward to the twentieth anniversary edition of his Fionavar trilogy, Guy Gavriel┬áKay wrote, “I also set myself the task, quixotic or otherwise, of trying to shape a narrative large enough that the figures of the Arthurian triangle could … Continue reading

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