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Blow Me to Bermuda!

I’m sure I’m not the only one whose introduction to the Arthurian mythos was through Disney’s The Sword in the Stone. This film was based on the book by T.H. White, which described King Arthur’s youth and made the often … Continue reading

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Wizardly Education in the Dark Ages

One of the most memorable parts of Disney’s animated version of The Sword in the Stone is the wizards’ duel between Merlin and Madam Mim. If you read The Once and Future King, however, you’ll find no hint of this … Continue reading

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