The Return to Camelot: Chivalry and the English Gentleman

Girouard, Mark
Publication Date 1981
ISBN 0300027397
Publisher Yale University Press
Binding Hardback
Condition Very good copy in like dust wrapper
SKU 17548
Notes Very clean and neat.


Hardback. 312pp. Large format: 260 by 200mm (10¼ by 7¾ inches). Girouard traces the impact of the revival of chivalry in all its various aspects including politics, sport, literature, art, love and war, from the novels of Walter Scott and the poetry of Tennyson to the art of the Pre-Raphaelites, from the popularity of fancy dress balls and knights in shining armour to the ill fated Eglington Tournament. Mentioned are Queen Victoria, Disraeli, Carlyle and many other well known and not so well known Victorian characters. Illustrated throughout including several colour plates.
Price: £16.00
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