Merlin Enthralled Summary
Richard Wilbur

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Merlin Enthralled Summary

"Merlin Enthralled" is from Richard Wilbur's 1956 poetry collection Things of This World, a book that was awarded both a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award. The poem offers a new look at the ancient legend of Merlin, the magician who served as counselor to the legendary King Arthur of England. The episode that Wilbur recounts is from the end of Merlin's life when he falls under a spell cast by Niniane, a...

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