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Thomas Malory (1405–1471)

Autor(a) de Le Morte d'Arthur

215+ Works 15,697 Membros 118 Reviews 27 Favorited

About the Author

Sir Thomas Malory, 1405 - 1471 Sir Thomas Malory's works (consisting of the legends of Sir Lancelot, Sir Gareth, Sir Tristram, and the Holy Grail, as well as the stories of King Arthur's coming to the throne, his wars with the Emperor Lucius, and his death) are the most influential expression of mostrar mais Arthurian material in English. The author's sources are principally French romances; his own contributions are substantial, however, and the result is a vigorous and resonant prose. "Le Morte d'Arthur," finished between March 1469 and March 1470, was first printed in 1485 by William Caxton, the earliest English printer. Malory is presumed to have been a knight from an old Warwickshire family, who inherited his father's estates about 1433 and spent 20 years of his later life in jail accused of various crimes. The discovery of a manuscript version of "Le Morte d'Arthur" in 1934 in the library of Winchester College, supported the identification of Malory the author with Malory the traitor, burglar, and rapist. It showed that many of the inconsistencies in the printed text were traceable to the printing house rather than to the author. The most reliable modern version, therefore, is one like Eugene Vinaver's that is based on the Winchester manuscript. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Obras de Thomas Malory

Le Morte d'Arthur (1485) 7,128 cópias
Le Morte d'Arthur, Volume 1 (1485) 1,492 cópias
Le Morte d'Arthur, Volume 2 (1485) 1,218 cópias
Malory: Complete Works (1485) — Autor — 633 cópias
Tales of King Arthur (1980) 269 cópias
Chronicle and Romance: Froissart; Malory; Holinshed (1909) — Contribuinte — 225 cópias
The Death of King Arthur (1996) 124 cópias
Chronicles of King Arthur (1982) 62 cópias
The King Arthur Collection (1350) 43 cópias
Le Morte D'Arthur 18 cópias
Lancelot and Guinevere (1953) 15 cópias
King Arthur (1946) 15 cópias
Le Morte Darthur 10 cópias
The Masterpiece Library of Short Stories Volumes 1 & 2 (1940) — Contribuinte — 10 cópias
The Holy Grail (1992) 7 cópias
MUERTE DE ARTURO 3 M-16 ** (1994) 3 cópias
Arthur Pendragon of Britain (1943) 2 cópias
The Death of Arthur (Le Morte d'Arthur) (1994) — Autor — 2 cópias
Le Roman du roi Arthur (1999) 2 cópias
Boy's King Arthur. 1 exemplar(es)
LeMorte D'Arthur 1 exemplar(es)
Le Morte D'Arthur, in Two Volumes (1970) 1 exemplar(es)
Le Morte d’Arthur 1 exemplar(es)
Le Morte Darthur III 1 exemplar(es)
Le Morte Darthur IV 1 exemplar(es)
Le Morte Darthur I 1 exemplar(es)
Stories of King Arthur. 1 exemplar(es)
A Morte de Artur I 1 exemplar(es)
Le Morte d'Arthu 1 exemplar(es)
Malory Works (1966) 1 exemplar(es)
Le Morte d'Arthur: Volume 1 (2021) 1 exemplar(es)
MUERTE DE ARTURO 2 1 exemplar(es)
Le Morte D'Arthur Vol. 2 1 exemplar(es)
La Morte Darthur 1 exemplar(es)
Excalibur Blu ray 1 exemplar(es)
Le Morte de Arthur 1 exemplar(es)
Le Morte Darthur (1898) 1 exemplar(es)
Romance of King Arthur 1 exemplar(es)
Lancelot & Guinevere 1 exemplar(es)
Arthur'un Ölümü (2015) 1 exemplar(es)
The Complete Le Morte d'Arthur (2017) 1 exemplar(es)
LE MORTE DARTHUR Easton Press (2000) 1 exemplar(es)
König Artus' Tafelrunde 1 exemplar(es)
Koning Arthur se ridders 1 exemplar(es)
History of prince Arthur 1 exemplar(es)
The Morte Darthur 1 exemplar(es)
The story of Sir Galahad 1 exemplar(es)
Sit Tristram de Lyonesse 1 exemplar(es)
Book Of Sir Balin... (2011) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Medieval Romances (1957) — Contribuinte — 459 cópias
Excalibur [1981 film] (1981) — Story — 378 cópias
The Death of King Arthur: The Immortal Legend (2010) — Contribuinte — 374 cópias
Men at War: The Best War Stories of All Time (1942) — Contribuinte — 289 cópias
Vampires, Wine, and Roses (1997) — Contribuinte — 157 cópias
Dragons, Elves, and Heroes (1969) — Contribuinte — 122 cópias
Beardsleys Illustrations for Le Morte D'Arthur (1972) — Autor — 102 cópias
Mystery Stories: An Intriguing Collection (1996) — Contribuinte — 89 cópias

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(503) 15th century (227) anthology (131) Arthur (179) Arthurian (802) Arthurian legend (373) Arthuriana (151) Britain (101) British (146) British literature (144) chivalry (93) classic (350) classics (514) England (190) English (106) English literature (270) fantasy (418) fiction (1,420) folklore (160) hardcover (73) historical fiction (113) history (221) King Arthur (637) knights (113) legend (134) legends (79) literature (626) Malory (86) medieval (640) medieval literature (302) Middle Ages (163) Middle English (94) myth (109) novel (86) own (70) poetry (144) romance (121) short stories (100) to-read (597) unread (127)

Conhecimento Comum

Nome padrão
Malory, Thomas
Nome de batismo
Malory, Sir Thomas
Data de nascimento
1405
Data de falecimento
1471-03-14
Local de enterro
Newgate Street, London, England.
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
UK
País (para mapa)
England, UK
Local de falecimento
Newgate Prison, London, England
Locais de residência
Newbold Revel, Warwickshire, England
London, England
Ocupação
writer
soldier
politician
Organizações
Member of Parliament
Premiações
Knighted (1441)

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Resenhas

I found this hard work and was rather pleased that it was all over in 49 pages. At least this little, short book allowed me to dip in to the legend of King Arthur and gave me no reason to return to the legend! There was a lot of swooning going on in the age of chivalry!
 
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lestermay | Mar 3, 2024 |
Abandoned. Thought I could do it, but turns out there's only so much "Sir Bleow-alot unhorsed Sir Palami-wain, Sir Launce-tram unhorsed Sir Perci-had" that a man can take in one lifetime.
 
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emmby | outras 50 resenhas | Oct 4, 2023 |
The first time I read this I was a college student immersed in literature. I loved the language and imagery, truly felt transported to another time and place. With this second reading I see James Bond. Arthur roams the countryside, bedding/leaving damsels, fighting/killing whatever gets in his way, getting himself wrapped up in conspiracies and evil plots, all without losing his smirk. OK, maybe Malory doesn't mention the smirk, but you know it's there.
 
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MrsBond | outras 50 resenhas | Jun 27, 2023 |
Sintetizar a obra de Sir Thomas Malory :”A morte do Rei Artur” é uma enorme tarefa. Nesta adaptação de Ana Maria Machado, para leitores a partir dos 11 anos, é-nos apresentado em traços largos a lenda do rei Artur e deixa-nos com um gostinho para ler mais. É uma boa primeira abordagem.
 
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MJFPalma | Jan 2, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
215
Also by
16
Membros
15,697
Popularidade
#1,448
Avaliação
3.9
Resenhas
118
ISBNs
400
Idiomas
16
Favorito
27

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