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 19, 2020

Arthuriana for Spring 2020

The latest number of Arthuriana arrived in the mail this week. Here are the contents from the journal's website. Access is limited to subscribers.

Table of Contents

The Idea of the Wilderness: Gender and Resistance in Le Roman de Silence
Jessica Barr 3

‘She was recouered of that that she was defoylyd’: Recuperating Dame Ragnell’s Lute
Crystal N. Beamer 26

Women in Wood in Wynkyn de Worde’s 1498 Morte Darthur
D. Thomas Hanks, Jr. 54

Scottish Vikings and Norse Knights: Orkney as Palimpsest in Arthuriana
Leah Haught 73

*Winner of the ‘Fair Unknown’ Award*
The Role of the Lion in the Middle English Ywain and Gawain
Christopher Jensen 104

The Round Table: News from the IAS-NAB 125


David K. Coley, Death and the Pearl Maiden: Plague, Poetry, England
Katherine H. Terrell 139

Geraldine Heng, The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages
Matthew X. Vernon 140

Nicholas J. Higham, King Arthur: The Making of the Legend
Christopher Michael Berard 141

Megan G. Leitch and Cory James Rushton, eds., A New Companion to Malory
Sarah B. Rude 144

Molly A. Martin, Castles and Space in Malory’s Morte Darthur
Kathy Cawsey 146

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