To me, methought, who waited with a crowd,
There came a bark that, blowing forward, bore
King Arthur, like a modern gentleman
Of stateliest port; and all the people cried,
"Arthur is come again: he cannot die."

"Morte d'Arthur" (1842)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Arthuriana 22.1 Out Now

The latest number of Arthuriana 22.1 for Spring 2012 is now available from the publisher and Project Muse. Contents are as follows:

Special Issue on Old Norse-Icelandic Arthurian Literature
Guest Edited by Kirsten Wolf and Keith Busby

Kirsten Wolf and Keith Busby3

Writing in the Margins: Norse Arthurian Sagas as Palimpsests
Norris J. Lacy5

'Eveyone thought it very strange how the man had been shaped':
The Hero and His Physical Traits in the Riddarasögur
Claudia Bornholdt18

Translation or Adaptation? Parcevals saga as a Result of
Cultural Transformation
Suzanne Marti39

Cognitive Dysfunction in Dínus saga drambláta and
Le Roman de Perceval
Geraldine Barnes53

Ectors saga: An Arthurian Pastiche in Classical Guise
Marianne Kalinke64

Tristram: From Civilizing Hero to Power Politician
Hans Jacob Orning91

The Matter of blár in Tristrams kvæði
Natalie M. Van Deusen109


Christine Ferlampin-Acher, Perceforest et Zéphir:
Propositions autour d'un récit bourguignon
Denyse Delcourt124

Bettina Bildhauer, Filming the Middle Ages
Kevin J. Harty125

Andrew B.R. Elliott, Remaking the Middle Ages: The Methods of Cinema and
History in Portraying the Medieval World
Kathleen Coyne Kelly127

Joerg O. Fichte, From Camelot to Obamalot: Essays on Medieval and
Modern Arthurian Literature
Kevin J. Harty128

Kevin J. Harty, ed., The Vikings on Film: Essays on Depictions of the
Nordic Middle Ages
Shaun F.D. Hughes129

Karen Jankulak, Writers of Wales: Geoffrey of Monmouth
Andrew Breeze135

Marianne E. Kalinke, ed., The Arthur of the North: The Arthurian Legend in the
North and Rus' Realms
Shaun F.D. Hughes136

Dana M. Oswald, Monsters, Gender and Sexuality in Medieval English Literature
Jeffrey Jerome Cohen142