BOOKS SUGGESTED FOR FURTHER READING
| CHRÉTIEN DE TROYES. Arthurian Romances by Chrétien de
Troyes, translated by
W. W. Comfort ( Everyman's
Library). New York, 1914. Erec and Enide, Cliges, Yvain,
and Lancelot ( The Knight of the Cart). Quotations in the
text are from this edition.|
| GEOFFREY OF MONMOUTH. History of the Kings of Britain
( Everyman's Library). New York, no date. Quotations
in the text are from this edition.|
| GOTTERFRIED VON STRASSBURG. The Story of Tristan and
Iseult, translated by
Jessie L. Weston. London, 1907. An
abridged prose translation with additions from two of Gottfried's continuators. Quotations in the text are from
| The High History of the Holy Grail, translated by
( Everyman's Library). New York, no date.
The early French prose romance of Perlesvaux, a Perceval
form of the Grail story.|
| LAYAMON. Arthurian Chronicles Represented by Wace and
Layamon (Everyman's Library). New York, 1928. The
Arthurian portions of Layamon's chronicle. Quotations
in the text are from this edition.|
| SIR THOMAS MALORY. Le Morte d'Arthur ( Everyman's Library). New York, 1934. 2 vols. Quotations in the text
are from this edition.|
| Merlin, or The Early History of King Arthur. Early English Text Society, London, 1899. 2 vols. Original Series,
vol. I is no. 10, 112; vol. II is no. 21, 36. A translation,
about 1450- 1460, of a French prose romance.|
| Le Morte Arthure (The Riverside Literature Series). Boston [ 1912]. A
fourteenth-century English metrical romance, closely resembling the source used by Malory in
his last books.|
| W. NEWELL. King Arthur and the Table Round. Boston, 1897. A prose paraphrase of parts of Chrétien de Troyes's Perceval.|
| Il Novellino: The Hundred Old Tales. Translated from the
Edward Storer. London and New York [ 1925].
thirteenth-century prose compilation containing
stories of Tristan and Iseult and Lancelot and the Damsel
| Sir Lancelot of the Lake: A French Prose Romance of the
Thirteenth Century. Translated from a MS in the
( Fonds français, 344) with an introduction and notes by Lucy Allen Paton. London and New York, 1929. Quotations from the prose Lancelot in
the text are from this edition.|
| H. O. SOMMER. Vulgate Version of the Arthurian Romances, Washington, 1909- 1916. 7 vols. Authoritative
edition of the Old French prose texts, with narrative
marginal notes in English.|
| THOMAS OF BRITAIN. The Romance of Tristram and Ysolt,
Thomas of Britain, translated from the Old French
and the Old Norse by
Roger Sherman Loomis. New
York, revised edition, 1931.|
| WACE. Arthurian Chronicles Represented by Wace and
Layamon ( Everyman's Library). York, 1928.
Quotations in the text are from this edition or its introduction.|
| WOLFRAM VON ESCHENBACH. The Story of Parzival and the
Grail, interpreted and discussed by Margaret E. Richey. Oxford, 1935. A partial translation, with synopses of
HISTORICAL. AND CRITICAL WORKS
| PAOLO D'ANCONA, "Gli Affreschi del Castello di Manta,"" L'Arte, vol. VIII, 1905, pp. 94)-
106 and 1 83)-1 98). Discusses
the frescoes at the castle of La Manta.
corrects the identification of one of the Nine Worthy Ladies in Rassegna d'arte, vol. XI, 1911, p. 63, n. 18.|
| T. ASHCROFT. English Art and English Society. London
[ 1936]. Note especially pages 106-185, on the
| R. F. BRINKLEY. Arthurian Legends in the Seventeenth Century. Johns Hopkins Monographs in Literary History,
no. III. Göttingen and Baltimore, 1932.|
| J. D. BRUCE. Evolution of Arthurian Romance from the
Beginnings to the Year 1300. Baltimore, 1923. 2 vols.
Valuable summaries and bibliographies of romances.|
| G(EORGIANA) B(URNE)-J(ONES). Memorials of Edward
Burne-Jones. London, 1904. 2 vols.|
| D. L. CHAMBERS. "Tennysoniana: The Lady of Shalott," Modern Language Notes, vol. XVIII, Dec., 1903, pp. 227- 228. Discusses the sources of The Lady of Shalott.|
| R. C. CLEPHAN. The Tournament. London, 1919, chaps.
I-III. Discussion of tournaments in general and Arthurian
| R. G. COLLINGWOOD. Roman Britain and the English Settlements. Oxford, 1937. Book IV, chap. XIX, "Britain in the
| ETTORE GABBRICCI and
EZIO LEVI. Lo Steri di Palermo. Milan,
no date. The fullest treatment of the paintings of the
Chiaramonte Palace at Palermo. Thoroughly illustrated.|
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Book title: About the Round Table.
Contributors: Margaret R. Scherer - Author.
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1945.
Page number: 79.
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