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

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Journal of the International Arthurian Society 2.1

The latest number of the Journal of the International Arthurian Society volume 2, number 1 (2014) has been published. The journal can be accessed online at or ordered from the publisher at

Contents as follows:

Volume 2, Issue 1 (Nov 2014)

Page I
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Radulescu, Raluca
Page 1
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Variations on romance themes in the Historia Meriadoci
Archibald, Elizabeth
Page 3
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Revisiting the Manuscripts of Perceval and the Continuations: Publishing practices and authorial transition
Tether, Leah
Page 20
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Gawain’s Girdle and Joseph’s Garment: Tokens of ‘Vntrawþe’
Gill, Jana Lyn
Page 46
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[winner of the journal's essay prize for 2014]

A New Arthurian Text: the Tuscan translation of the Lancelot en prose
Cadioli, Luca
Page 63
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New Fragments of Le bel inconnu
Busby, Keith
Page 70
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Arthurian Vogues: Pierre Gallais’s Neglected Evidence
Boyd, Matthieu
Page 80
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Bleheri, la cour de Poitiers et la diffusion des récits arthuriens sur le continent
Gallais†, Pierre
Page 84
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[reprinted from 1965; in French] 

Review article
Stephen Shepherd: Malory, Sir Thomas, Le Morte Darthur, ed. by P. J. C. Field. Arthurian Studies LXXX. 2 vols. Cambridge (D. S. Brewer), 2013. $340.00.
Page 114
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Professor Fanni Bogdanow (1927–2013)
Page 121

Xenja von Ertzdorff-Kupffer (20. 4. 1933–25. 9. 2013)
Page 125

Annual Prize Competition
Page 128
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