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Variant of Guinevere.
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Noun1.Guenevere - (Arthurian legend) wife of King ArthurGuenevere - (Arthurian legend) wife of King Arthur; in some versions of the legend she became Lancelot's lover and that led to the end of the Knights of the Round Table
Arthurian legend - the legend of King Arthur and his court at Camelot
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He provides Arthur with a father, King Uther, makes of Arthur's wars against the Saxons only his youthful exploits, relates at length how Arthur conquered almost all of Western Europe, and adds to the earlier story the figures of Merlin, Guenevere, Modred, Gawain, Kay, and Bedivere.
Of twelve articles published in 2017 that discuss William Morris and his circle, two provide cogent new readings of the opening poems of The Defence of Guenevere. In "Wandering between Ten Worlds: Morris's Guenevere Poems and the Failure of Discourse" (VP 55, no.
If I was sick, I would just stay at home and live in the world of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, marveling at the long, golden hair of Queen Guenevere and the magic of Merlin.
the Lady of the Lake, Ninienne, Morgan, and Guenevere) and their relationships to pre-Christian goddesses, all of whom, in Dixon's view, reflect the moon goddess, Diana.
Redgrave would co to focus on theatre for the majority of the 1960s until she starred in various films such as 1966's AaAeAeAi[yen]|Morgan!AaAeAeAi[yen]AaAaAeAo and AaAeAeAi[yen]|Blow-Up.AaAeAe year later, she landed a role as Guenevere in AaAeAeAi[yen]|Camelot,AaAeAeAi[yen]AaAaAeAo won three Oscars.
(2) Fiona Tolhurst Neuendorf, 'Negotiating Feminist and Historicist Concerns: Guenevere in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia regum Brittanniae', Quondam et Futurus, 3.2 (1993), 26-44 (p.
(14) Winny (162n2456-62) considers the late exposure of Morgan and her role in the proceedings to be "a blemish on an otherwise perfect story," since she "confuses the motivation": "The plan of frightening Guenevere to death cannot have been in the poet's mind when he described the Green Knight's intrusion, for the Queen's reactions are not mentioned.
Hult, in the preface to his recent edition and translation of the Mort Artu, indicates the resemblance as evidence that the prose romancer sought to glorify the adulterous love between Lancelot and Guenevere. Hult, like many other scholars, sees the final installment in the Lancelot-Grail cycle as turning away from the ascetic concerns of its immediate predecessor, La Queste del Saint Graal (63).
However, baritone David Ludwig could not make us care about his King Arthur--what made him so attractive to maidens and knights both?--and soprano Rachel Fenlon's Guenevere lacked chemistry with either Arthur or Lancelot.
Some of her favorite roles have been Guenevere in Camelot, Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof, Christine in Phantom (Yeston/Kopit), Mabel in Pirates of Penzance, Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte, Marguerite in The Scarlet Pimpernel, Fiona in Brigadoon, and Maria in Love's Labours Lost.
Other winners were Jaena Valles (Business and Entrepreneurship), Guenevere Rodriguez (Fashion and Style), Rio Guerrero (Public Service and Politics), Maya Rowencak (Community Service and Advocacy) and Aris Tuazon (Food and Restaurants).