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  1. Primary Texts 15 items
    1. The Siege of Jerusalem - E. Kolbing, Mabel Day 1932

      Book Essential Other versions available

    2. The Alliterative Morte Arthure: A Critical Edition - Valerie Krishna 1976

      Book Essential Other versions available

    3. Beowulf - Meghan Purvis 2013

      Book Essential any edition

    4. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle - G. N. Garmonsway 1954

      Book Essential Other versions available

    5. The Old English canons of Theodore - Theodore 2012

      Book Essential

    6. The Exeter Book Riddles - Kevin Crossley-Holland 2008

      Book Essential

    7. The Merchant's Prologue and Tale - Geoffrey Chaucer, Maurice Hussey 1966

      Book Essential

    8. The Book of Margery Kempe - Margery Kempe, Barry Windeatt 2004

      Book Essential

    9. Anglo Saxon Charms

    10. Medea Narratives (John Gower; Christine de Pizan)

    11. Le Morte Darthur - Thomas Malory 2013

      Book Essential

  2. Week 2 – Introduction to Violence 2 items
    1. Essential 2 items
      1. The Body of the Condemned - Michel Foucault 1991

        Chapter Essential

      2. A Great Effusion of Blood?: Interpreting Medieval Violence - Mark D. Meyerson, Daniel Thiery, Oren Falk 2004

        Book Essential Introduction

  3. Week 3: The Siege of Jerusalem 22 items
    1. Recommended Critical reading on the text 21 items
      1. The Siege of Jerusalem as a Crusading Poem - Mary Hamel 1992

        Chapter Recommended

      2. The Siege of Jerusalem - Malcolm Hebron 1997

        Chapter Recommended

      3. The Siege of Jersualem and Recuperative Readings - Elisa Narin van Court 2004

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Jerusalem in Medieval Narrative - Suzanne M. Yeager 2011

        Book Recommended

      5. Jerusalem in Medieval Narrative - Suzanne M. Yeager 2008 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

    2. Key contexts 1 item
      1. The Laws of War in the Late Middle Ages - Maurice H. Keen 1965

        Book Essential

  4. Week 4: The Alliterative Morte Arthure 12 items
    1. Recommended 12 items
      1. Before Malory: Reading Arthur in Later Medieval England - Richard J. Moll 2003

        Book Recommended section on Alliterative Morte Arthure

  5. Week 5: Feud in Beowulf and Anglo-Saxon Law and History 14 items
    1. Essential 2 items
      1. The Laws of the Earliest English Kings - F. L. Attenborough 1922

        Book Essential Extract “King Alfred” pg. 62-93

    2. Recommended 12 items
      1. Violence and the Making of Wiglaf - John M. Hill 2004

        Chapter Recommended

  6. Week 6: Cannibalism, torture, conversion: Andreas 15 items
    1. Essential 1 item
    2. Recommended 14 items
      1. North-Sea Soundings in Andreas - Roberta Frank 2002

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Eating Bodies in the Old English Andreas - Fabienne L. Michelet 2011

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Eating Bodies in the Old English Andreas - Fabienne L. Michelet 2011

        Chapter Recommended

  7. Week 7: Reading Week 0 items
    No suggested reading
  8. Week 8: Judith 16 items
    1. Recommended 16 items
      1. Judith: Sacred and Secular Heroine - Patricia A. Belanoff 1993

        Chapter Recommended

  9. Week 9: Oral Presentations 0 items
    No suggested reading
  10. Week 10: Introduction: Sex 2 items
    1. Handbook of Medieval Sexuality - Vern L. Bullough, James A. Brundage 1996

      Book Essential Please see the Moodle site for the chapter assigned to you from this book.

    2. Handbook of Medieval Sexuality - Vern L. Bullough, James A. Brundage 1996 (electronic book)

      Book Essential Please see the Moodle site for the chapter assigned to you from this book.

  11. Week 11: The Canons of Theodore and Wulf and Eadwacer 11 items
    1. Essential 2 items
    2. Recommended 9 items
      1. Anglo-Saxon Penitentials

        Webpage Recommended Frantzen, Allen J., 'Introduction to the History of Penance and Penitentials [note: to get the most out of this site, you need to use Firefox]

      2. Wulf and Eadwacer: All Passion Pent - Stanley B. Greenfield 1986

        Article Recommended

      3. The Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages: Two Volume Set - Andre Vauchez 2001

        Book Recommended Entries on 'penance' and 'penitentials' , vol. 2, pp. 1109-10 and 1111-2

      4. Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages - Andre Vauchez, R. B. Dobson, Michael Lapidge 2000 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Entries on 'penance' and 'penitentials', vol. 2, pp. 1109-10 and 1111-2

  12. Week 12: The Old English Riddles 8 items
    1. Essential 1 item
      1. The Exeter Book Riddles - Kevin Crossley-Holland 2008

        Book Essential please read Riddle 12, 20, 21, 25, 42. 44. 45, 46, 54, 61, 62, 63, 80, 91

    2. Recommended 7 items
      1. The Key to the Body: Unlocking Riddles 42-46 - Mercedes Salvador 2003

        Chapter Recommended

  13. Week 17: Chaucer, The Merchant’s and Shipman’s Tales 12 items
    1. Recommended 12 items
      1. Chaucer, Ethics and Gender - Alcuin Blamires 2008

        Book Recommended

      2. Chaucer, Ethics and Gender - Alcuin Blamires 2006 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      3. The Fabliau in English - John Hines 1993

        Book Recommended

  14. Week 18: Margery Kempe 7 items
    1. Recommended 7 items
      1. A Companion to the Book of Margery Kempe - John Arnold, Katherine J. Lewis 2004

        Book Recommended

      2. Medieval Virginities - Anke Bernau, Sarah Salih, Ruth Evans 2003

        Book Recommended

  15. Week 19 Oral Presentations 0 items
    No suggested reading
  16. Week 20: Introduction: Magic 0 items
    No suggested reading
  17. Week 21: Malory’s Morte Darthur 1 item
    1. Essential 1 item
      1. Malory: Works - Thomas Malory, Eugene Vinaver 1977

        Book Essential Please Read ‘Merlin’ pp 3-37, ‘Balin or the Knight with the Two Swords’ pp 37-59, ‘Arthur and Accolon’ pp 81-95

  18. Week 22: Reading Week 0 items
    No suggested reading
  19. Week 23: Medea Narratives 5 items
    1. Essential 5 items
      1. Metamorphoses - A. D. Melville, E. J. Kenney, Ovid 2008

        Book Essential Book VII

      2. Metamorphoses - E. J. Kenney, A. D. Melville, Ovid 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Book VII

      3. Confessio Amantis - John Gower, Russell A. Peck 1980

        Book Essential Book V, lines 3247-4229 ('The Tale of Jason and Medea').

      4. The Book of the City of Ladies - Christine de Pizan 1999

        Book Essential

      5. The St Albans Chronicle: The Chronica Maiora of Thomas Walsingham - Thomas Walsingham, John Taylor, Wendy R. Childs, Leslie Watkiss 2003

        Book Essential

  20. Week 24: Beowulf: Charms, Curses, Auguries and Magic Swords 6 items
    1. Essential 1 item
      1. Beowulf - Meghan Purvis 2013

        Book Suggested for Student Purchase any edition

    2. Recommended 5 items
      1. The Magic Sword in Beowulf - Johann Köberl 1987

        Article Recommended

  21. Week 25: Anglo-Saxon Charms: Elves and others 12 items
    1. Recommended 12 items
      1. A Reassessment of the Efficacy of Anglo-Saxon Medicine - Barbara Brennessel, Michael D.C. Drout, Robyn Gravel 2005

        Article Recommended

      2. Anglo-Saxon Medicine and Magic - M. L. Cameron 1988

        Article Recommended

      3. Anglo-Saxon Medicine - M. L. Cameron 2006

        Book Recommended

      4. Anglo-Saxon Medicine - M. L. Cameron 1993 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      5. Aspects of Anglo-Saxon Magic - Bill Griffiths 1996

        Book Recommended

  22. Week 26: Oral Presentations 0 items
    No suggested reading
  23. Week 27: Essay Writing Workshop 0 items
    No suggested reading
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