Malory, Sir Thomas

( 1470) Autor inglés de La muerte de Arturo.

En el s. XVI, la identidad de Malory era aún desconocida; sin embargo, hoy se asocia su identidad con la de un caballero galés que estuvo encarcelado varias veces. La muerte de Arturo (terminada 1470) fue la primera obra en prosa escrita en inglés que relatara leyendas del rey Arturo. Si bien se inspira en las novelas románticas francesas, difiere de estas en cuanto pone un mayor énfasis en la hermandad de los caballeros que en el amor cortés y en los conflictos de lealtad que destruyen el compañerismo. Ha llegado hasta nosotros sólo un manuscrito de mayor antigüedad que la de su primera impresión en 1485 por William Caxton.

Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.

Mira otros diccionarios:

  • Malory, Sir Thomas — • Writer of the Morte Arthure , the earliest production of English prose Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Malory, Sir Thomas — (c. 1416–1471)    The life and career of Sir Thomas Malory, the author of Le Morte d’Arthur (The Death of Arthur), one of the greatest literary works of medieval England, illustrates how the quarrel between the houses of LANCASTER and YORK forced …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Malory, Sir Thomas — (ca. 1410–1471)    Thomas Malory is the supposed author of Le MORTE DARTHUR, the last medieval English version of the Arthurian chivalric romances, which was published by William CAXTON in 1485.What we know of Malory’s life has been gleaned from… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Malory, Sir Thomas — (fl. 1470)    Translator of Morte d Arthur. Very little is known of him. An endeavour has been made to identify him with a Sir Thomas Malory of Warwickshire, who fought successively on both sides in the Wars of the Roses, sat in Parliament 1444… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Malory,Sir Thomas — Mal·o·ry (mălʹə rē), Sir Thomas. fl. 1470. English writer of Le Morte d Arthur, a collection of Arthurian romances adapted from French sources and published by William Caxton in 1485. * * * …   Universalium

  • Malory, Sir Thomas — flourished с 1470 English author of Le Morte Darthur ( The Death of Arthur ). Even in the 16th century Malory s identity was unknown, but he is tentatively identified as a Welshman and knight who was imprisoned at various times. Le Morte Darthur… …   Universalium

  • MALORY, SIR THOMAS —    flourished in the 15th century; was the author of Morte d Arthur, being a translation in prose of a labyrinthine selection of Arthurian legends, which was finished in the ninth year of Edward IV., and printed fifteen years after by Caxton with …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Malory, Sir Thomas —  (d. 1471) Fifteenth century English author and compiler of Arthurian legends (notably Le Morte d’Arthur). But George Mallory (two l’s) for the Everest explorer (1886–1924) …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Malory, Sir Thomas —    for the fifteenth century English author and compiler of Arthurian legends (notably Le Morte d Arthur), but George Mallory (two / s) for the Everest explorer …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • Sir Thomas Malory — Thomas Malory Sir Thomas Malory (né vers 1405, décédé le 14 mars 1471) est l auteur ou le compilateur de Le Morte d Arthur, considéré comme le premier roman arthurien moderne. Le bibliographe John Leland a cru qu il était gallois, mais la plupart …   Wikipédia en Français

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