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  1. Seminar One: Foundations 12 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. The History of the Kings of Britain - Lewis Thorpe, Geoffrey of Monmouth 1973

        Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. Secondary Reading 11 items
      1. Dynastic Chronicles - W.R.J. Barron, Francoise le Saux, Lesley Johnson 2001

        Chapter Recommended

      2. The Arthur of History - T. Charles-Edwards 1991

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Arthurian Narrative in the Latin Tradition - Sian Echard 2005

        Book Recommended esp. Introduction and Ch. 1

      4. Historical Writing in England: c.550 to c.1307 - Antonia Gransden 1974

        Book Recommended

      5. Functions of Fiction in Historical Writing - Monika Otter 2005

        Chapter Recommended

      6. History on the Edge - Michelle R. Warren 2000

        Book Recommended

  2. Seminar Two: Wace & Layamon 11 items
    1. Key Reading 2 items
      1. Layamon's Arthur: The Arthurian Section of Layamon's Brut - W. R. J. Barron, S. C. Weinberg, Layamon 1989

        Book Essential

      2. Roman de Brut: A History of the British - Judith Weiss, Wace 2002

        Book Essential

    2. Secondary Reading 9 items
      1. Dynastic Chronicles - W.R.J. Barron, Francoise le Saux, Lesley Johnson

        Chapter Recommended chapter two

      2. Layamon's Brut: the Poem and its Sources - Francoise H. M. Le Saux 1989

        Book Recommended

      3. The Text and Tradition of Layamon's Brut - Francoise H. M. Le Saux 1994

        Book Recommended

      4. A Companion to Wace - Francoise H. M. Le Saux 2010

        Book Recommended

      5. A Companion to Wace - Franoise H. M. Le Saux 2005 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

  3. Seminar Three: Origins - Alternative Accounts 24 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. Tale One - Thomas Malory 1977

        Chapter Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. Wider Reading on Malory 7 items
      1. A Companion to Malory - A. S. G. Edwards, Elizabeth Archibald 1996

        Book Recommended

      2. New Companion to Malory - Megan G. Leitch, Cory James Rushton 2019

        Book 

    3. On Magic, Merlin and the Supernatural 16 items
      1. The Exploitations of Medieval Romance - Laura Ashe, Ivana Djordjevic, Judith Weiss 2010

        Book Recommended

      2. The Exploitations of Medieval Romance - Laura Ashe, Ivana Djordjevic, Judith Weiss 2010 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      3. The Rise of Magic in Early Medieval Europe - Valerie I. J. Flint 1991

        Book Recommended

      4. A Magic Universe - Valerie Flint 2006

        Chapter Recommended

      5. A Magic Universe - Valerie I. J. Flint 2006

        Chapter Recommended

      6. Witchcraft and Magic in Europe: Vol. 3: The Middle Ages - Karen Jolly, Catharina Raudvere, Edward Peters 2002

        Book Recommended

      7. Magic in the Middle Ages - Richard Kieckhefer 2000

        Book Recommended

      8. The Magician, the Witch, and the Law - Edward Peters 1978

        Book Recommended

      9. History and the Supernatural in Medieval England - C. S. Watkins 2007 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      10. Merlin: Knowledge and Power Through the Ages - Stephen Thomas Knight 2009

        Book Recommended

      11. Malory's Morte d'Arthur - Connie J. Saunders 2010

        Chapter Recommended

  4. Seminar Four: Chretien de Troyes 15 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. Lancelot - Chrétien de Troyes 1993

        Chapter Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. Secondary Reading 14 items
      1. Chretien de Troyes - Matlida Bruckner 2008

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Chretien de Troyes - Matilda Bruckner 2008

        Chapter Recommended

      3. The Shape of Romance in Medieval France - Matilda Bruckner 2000

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Courtly Love Undressed - E Jane Burns 2014

        Book 

      5. Retelling the Tale. An Introduction to Medieval French Literature - Simon Gaunt 2001

        Book Recommended See the 'Introduction' for background on orality and literacy, also part of a chapter on Lancelot.

      6. The Art of Medieval French Romance - Douglas Kelly 1992

        Book Recommended

      7. The Art of Medieval French Romance - Douglas Kelly 1992 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

  5. Seminar Five: The Grail 21 items
    1. Key Reading 2 items
      1. The Quest of the Holy Grail - Pauline Maud Matarasso 1969

        Book Suggested for Student Purchase

      2. The Tale of the Sankgreal - Thomas Malory 1977

        Chapter Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. Secondary Reading 19 items
      1. The Thirteenth Century Arthur - Jane H. M. Taylor 2009

        Chapter Recommended

      2. The Thirteenth Century Arthur - Jane H. M. Taylor 2009

        Chapter Recommended

      3. The Holy Grail: Imagination and Belief - Richard Barber 2004

        Book Recommended

      4. Blood, Sex, Malory: Essays on the Morte Darthur - David Clark, Katherine Anne McClune 2011

        Book Recommended

      5. Arthurian Literature: Essays on the Morte Darthur, XXVIII: Blood, Sex, Malory - David Clark, Katherine Anne McClune, Elizabeth Archibald, David F. Johnson 2011 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      6. A Companion to the Lancelot-Grail Cycle - Carol Dover 2003

        Book Recommended

      7. A Companion to the Lancelot-Grail Cycle - Carol Dover 2003 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      8. Christianity and Romance in Medieval England - Rosalind Field, Phillipa Hardman, Michelle Sweeney 2010

        Book Recommended

      9. Christianity and Romance in Medieval England - Rosalind Field, Phillipa Hardman, Michelle Sweeney 2010 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      10. Malory and the Grail Legend - Jill Mann 1996

        Chapter Recommended

      11. New Companion to Malory - Megan G. Leitch, Cory James Rushton 2019

        Book 

      12. Sir Thomas Malory - Felicity Riddy 1987

        Book Recommended chapter 5

      13. Malory's Morte d'Arthur - Conni J. Saunders 2010

        Chapter Recommended

      14. Malory's Morte d'Arthur - Connie J. Saunders 2010

        Chapter Recommended chapter 7 on Malory

  6. Seminar Six: Alliterative Morte Arthure 17 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. The Alliterative Morte Arthure - Larry D. Benson 1986

        Chapter Essential (lots of copies of this in library; must bring one to the seminar)

    2. Secondary Reading 16 items
      1. The Romance Tradition - Catherine Batt, Rosalind Field 2001

        Chapter Recommended

      2. FROM HERE

      3. Before Malory: Reading Arthur in Later Medieval England - Richard J. Moll 2003

        Book Recommended section on Alliterative Morte Arthure

      4. Negotiating the Past - Lee Patterson 1987

        Book Recommended

  7. Seminar Seven: Stanzaic Morte Arthur and Malory 8 items
    1. Key Reading 2 items
      1. Stanzaic Morte Arthure - Larry D. Benson 1986

        Chapter Essential (in same volume as text for Seminar 5; bring to seminar)

      2. Malory: Complete Works - Thomas Malory, Eugene Vinaver 1977

        Book Suggested for Student Purchase Tale 7

    2. Secondary Reading 6 items
      1. New Companion to Malory - Megan G. Leitch, Cory James Rushton 2019

        Book 

      2. Lancelot as Lover in the English Tradition - Elizabeth Archibald 2004

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Blood, Sex, Malory: Essays on the Morte Darthur - David Clark, Katherine Anne McClune 2011

        Book Recommended

      4. Blood, Sex, Malory: Essays on the Morte Darthur - David Clark, Katherine Anne McClune 2011 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      5. Language and Piety in Middle English Romance - Roger Dalrymple 2000

        Book Recommended chapter on stanzaic

      6. The Stanzaic Morte Arthur and Medieval Tragedy - K. S. Whetter 2002

        Article Recommended

  8. Seminar Eight: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 18 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: Pearl ; Cleanness ; Patience - J. J. Anderson, A. C. Cawley 1996

        Book Suggested for Student Purchase Other editions are fine too.

    2. Secondary Reading 17 items
      1. Community, Gender and Individual Identity - David Aers 1988

        Book Recommended chapter on Gawain

      2. A Companion to the Gawain-Poet - Derek Brewer, Jonathan Gibson 1997

        Book Recommended

      3. The Gawain-Poet - J. A. Burrow 2001

        Book Recommended

      4. The Art of the Gawain-Poet - W. A. Davenport 1978

        Book Recommended

      5. Gawain and the Gift - Britton J. Harwood 1991

        Article Recommended

      6. An Introduction to the Gawain-Poet - Ad Putter 1996

        Book Recommended esp. chs. 1 and 2

      7. The Gawain Poet - A. C. Spearing 1970

        Book Recommended esp. 'The poet and his background' and 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight'.

  9. Seminar Nine: Sir Gawain 12 items
    1. Key Reading 2 items
    2. Secondary Reading 10 items
      1. On the Loathly Bride - Ananda K. Coomaraswamy 1945

        Article Recommended

      2. Gawain and Popular Chivalric Romance in Britain - Thomas Hahn 2000

        Chapter Recommended

  10. Seminar Ten: Malory’s Wars 10 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. Malory: Complete Works - Thomas Malory, Eugene Vinaver 1977

        Book Suggested for Student Purchase Tales 2 and 8. Also read Caxton's preface to his edition which is printed at the beginning of Vinaver's edition.

    2. Secondary Reading 9 items
      1. The Ending of the Morte Darthur - C.D. Benson 1996

        Chapter Recommended

      2. New Companion to Malory - Megan G. Leitch, Cory James Rushton 2019

        Book 

      3. Malory's "Morte Darthur" and the Rhetoric of War - Nall 2010

        Article Recommended or in Reading and War in Fifteenth-Century England: From Lydgate to Malory (Cambridge, 2012

      4. Sir Thomas Malory - Felicity Riddy 1987

        Book Recommended

      5. The Tragic - James Simpson 2002

        Chapter Recommended

      6. Aspects of Malory - Toshiyuki Takamiya, Derek Brewer 1981

        Book Recommended esp. articles by Vinaver and Kennedy

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