This brief 1899 introduction to the study of Arthurian literature, penned by folklorist Jessie L. Weston has long been a favorite introduction to the subject for scholars and young students. Fourth in the series Popular Studies in Mythology, Romance and Folklore.
About the Author
Jessie Laidlay Weston (1850–1928) was a scholar and folklorist whose work focused primarily on Arthurian legends, as well as medieval translations. Her best-known book is From Ritual to Romance, a landmark of anthropological and mythological scholarship exploring the origins of the Grail legend. It was awarded the Crawshay Prize upon publication in 1920.