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Terence Hanbury White (29 May 1906 – 17 January 1964) was an English author best known for his sequence of Arthurian novels, The Once and Future King, first published together in 1958.

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Is Merlyn’s experience of time ever developed in T. H. White’s stories?

Ever since I’ve encountered XKCD 270, over a decade ago, I’ve been fascinated by the idea of T. H. White’s Merlyn. I’ve now started reading The Once and Future King, and it occurred to me that Merlyn’...
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What passage from The Once and Future King does Professor X read?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, Professor X reads a passage from T.H. White's The Once and Future King to his students. Which passage did he read? Answer preferably should contain the quote.
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What's with all the anachronism?

In The Once and Future King, there are a lot of anachronistic references. In fact, Merlyn sometimes expressly points out that some things are anachronistic. Why did T.H White include all these odd ...
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What's the significance of the animal transformations in The Once and Future King?

In T.H. White's The Once and Future King, Wart gets turned into a few different animals (a fish and a bird are the ones I remember). I never remember there being a real point to this (other than his ...
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