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

Friday, June 23, 2017

Arthuriana for Summer 2017

The latest number (Vol. 27, No. 2) of Arthuriana is now available. Full details (from the publisher's website) follow. Content can also be viewed at Project MUSE (at if you have access to it.

Table of Contents

From Thebes to Camelot: Incest, Civil War, and Kin-Slaying in the Fall of Arthur’s Kingdom  
Paul Battles and Dominique Battles 3

Memories, Dreams, Shadows: Fantasy and the Reader in Susan Cooper’s The Grey King  
Jennifer Bryan 29

There and Back Again: A Malorian Wild Man’s Tale  
Laura Clark 55


The Questing Beast and the Noise of Adventure  
Adam Spellmire 73


A Dark Mirror: Death and The Cadaver Tomb in The Awntyrs off Arthure
Alexander J. Zawacki 87

Chris Bishop, Medievalist Comics and the American Century  
Richard Utz 102

Laine E. Doggett and Daniel E. O’Sullivan, eds., Founding Feminisms in Medieval Studies: Essays in Honor of E. Jane Burns
Lynn Shutters 104

Susanna Fein, ed., The Auchinleck Manuscript: New Perspectives  
Laura Ashe 105

Cecilia A. Hatt, God and the Gawain-Poet: Theology and Genre in ‘Pearl,’ ‘Cleanness,’ ‘Patience,’ and ‘Sir Gawain and the Green Knight’  
Kevin Gustafson 108

Serina Patterson, ed., Games and Gaming in Medieval Literature  
Ryan R. Judkins 109

Jaclyn Rajsic, Erik Kooper, and Dominique Hoche, eds., The Prose ‘Brut’ and Other Late Medieval Chronicles. Books Have Their Histories: Essays in Honour of Lister M. Matheson  
Adrienne Williams Boyarin 111