On Thu, 1 Feb 1996, Anelle Kloski wrote:
> Tom Knapp recently mentioned Goodrich's book on Arthur as being
> "excellent" - and I want to ask some of the more scholarly on this list
> just how well thought of she is. I have the books at home but remember
> her name as Norma Lorre Goodrich, who wrote KING ARTHUR and a book on the
> grail legend. The Arthur book has some interesting genealogy, among
> other things, but I am curious as to how well she is thought of by
> historians. I felt her book on the grail was not as convincing.
Norma Lorre Goodrich is her correct name. Why, did I misspell it in my
Anyway, the only of her several Arthurian books I have read is the one
titled simply "Arthur," and I still recommend it highly. I think the
fascinating thing about it is that she takes a linguistic approach rather
than an archeological one, which is fairly uncommon. Since my own
education has focused on language arts, her approach was of particular
(Sorry if I don't sound "scholarly" enough!)
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