Mockney Arfur: Class and reviewer reception of Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
English & World Languages
Reviews of King Arthur: Legend of the Sword criticized it as an adaptation in class-evocative terms via discussion of tone, historical accuracy, and dialect. This essay examines these criticisms to explore how investment in Arthurian medievalism entails an imagination of history that reflects modern desires for class and class performance. (AAT) © 2018 Scriptorium Press. All rights reserved.
Taylor, A. A. (2018). "Mockney Arfur: Class and reviewer reception of Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur: Legend of the Sword." Arthuriana, vol. 28, no. 4, Winter 2018, 46-67. Doi: 10.1353/art.2018.0035