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Carpe Librum

Bookish conversation with author Samantha Wilcoxson.

 

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Lord Tennyson and the Arthurian Legend

The word folk referred to the rural poor who were, for the most part, illiterate. Lore means instruction. So folklore means to instruct the poor. But we understand it as verbal storytelling.

If folklore is just storytelling, is there any truth in the tale of King Arthur and his Knights?

 

I welcome Mary Anne Yarde to my blog today to answer this question.