Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Butts, Mary

(1892-1937) UK author of the Taverner novels: Armed with Madness (1928) and Death of Felicity Taverner (1932), collected and corrected as The Taverner Novels (omni 1994 US). These aftermath-of-World War I tales have explicit Arthur connections and comprise a Grail story clearly influenced by the work of Jessie Weston. [JC]

Mary Butts


This entry is taken from the Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997) edited by John Clute and John Grant. It is provided as a reference and resource for users of the SF Encyclopedia, but apart from possible small corrections has not been updated.