Arthurian Studies in Honour of P.J.C. Field by Bonnie Wheeler

By Bonnie Wheeler

Peter box, Professor of English on the collage of Wales, Bangor, is a special Arthurian pupil (and vice-president of the overseas Arthurian Society) whose paintings has targeted fairly on Malory's Morte Darthur. This unique curiosity is mirrored through the members to this quantity, yet a wide selection of alternative Arthurian and linked fabric can also be lined within the twenty-seven experiences. The chapters variety over the full box of Arthurian vernacular texts and comprise new reviews of early French and German texts in addition to an research of the effect of Arthurian fabrics on Galician-Portuguese poetry. Many offer new insights into Malory's textual content and assets, and those culminate in reflections on Malory's effect on one later American reader, Mark Twain. jointly the chapters on Malory substantiate a the declare that Malory is a prepared and important reader of his resource texts, and that he's a strong stylist. individuals BRIAN ALLEN, ELIZABETH ARCHIBALD, FANNI BOGDANOW, DEREK S. BREWER, GEOFFREY BROMILEY, HELEN COOPER, JANET M, COWEN, ROSALIND box, LINDA GOWANS, DOUGLAS grey, PHILLIPA HARDMAN, AMELIA HUTCHINSON, EDWARD D. KENNEDY, ELSPETH M. KENNEDY, NORRIS J. LACY, MARGARET LOCHERBIE-CAMERON, ROGER MIDDLETON, DAVID turbines, MALDWYN generators, YUJI NAKAO, SHUNICHI NOGUCHI, RALPH NORRIS, advert PUTTER, RALUCA RADULESCU, FRANCOISE LE SAUX, JANE TAYLOR, NEIL E. THOMAS, KEVIN S. WHETTER, ANDREA WILLIAMS.

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Ne tes maier mie. . T, fol. 162v (Tours, Bibliothèque Municipale 951, first half of fourteenth century) Family q. si orras et uerras lavoiz du saint esperit . parler atoi ge ne ten menrai : pas de ci car il est misons (O’Gorman: ‘il [n]’est mi[e rai]sons’) . tu remaindras en itele prison . et si oscure come ele estoit quant tu ifu mis . Einsin : oscure sera quant tu en seras gitez et ne tesmaie mie. . H, fol. 4v (London, British Library, Add. 38117, beginning of fourteenth century) Family z.

O’Gorman realized many years ago that the prose can clarify contentious passages in the verse,19 though his solution was to think in terms of our surviving, late thirteenth-century, verse manuscript R being particularly corrupt, and there having been far more exact, but lost, earlier copies (‘Prose Version’, p. 450). In an endeavour to explain a verse original for the Merlin, Micha constructed a complex hypothetical stemma,20 far more intricate than that produced by O’Gorman for the Joseph (Joseph, p.

268), reprinted in Emmanuèle Baumgartner, De l’histoire de Troie au livre du Graal (Orléans, 1994), pp. 487–96 (p. 496). 10 Merlin: Roman en prose du XIIIe siècle . , ed. Gaston Paris and Jacob Ulrich, 2 vols. (Paris, 1886); more recently, with the continuation only, La Suite du roman de Merlin, ed. Gilles Roussineau, Textes littéraires français, 2 vols. (Geneva, 1996). C. Field, ‘Author, Scribe, and Reader in Malory: The Case of Harleuse and Peryne,’ in Noble and Joyous Histories: English Romances, 1375–1650, ed.

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