Everything you need to understand or teach Pendragon by Joseph P. Clancy.
This well-written and well-researched book helps readers understand how legends are rooted in actual history.
Clancy shows how the legend of King Arthur grew out of historical fact, and provides readers with a greater appreciation for the literature that history inspires.
Pendragon's introductory chapter discusses the relationship between poetry and history. Clancy emphasizes that the historian and the poet, although different types of writers, need not always be opposed in intent or practice. The...