Splinters of Light

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In her free time, she reads alternative comics. The Arthurian mythos continues to exert a strong influence in works as diverse as Guy Gavriel Kay's epic fantasy The Fionauar Tapestry, Patricia Ken- nealy-Morrison's science fantasy Keltiad series, and works for young adults 68 Fantasy, 1960-2005 such as Susan Cooper's 1970s series The Dark Is Rising and Jane Yolen's Sword of the Rightful King (2003), in which a young boy named Gawen who pulls the sword from the stone is revealed to be Gwen, short for Gwenhwyvar, playfully suggesting the rightful place of women in Arthurian tradition as the real power behind the throne.

Pages: 464

Publisher: NAL (March 3, 2015)

ISBN: 0451468619

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