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Articles from Vol. 20, No. 1, 2010

Ghostly Mothers and Fated Fathers: Gender and Genre in the Awntyrs off Arthure
Personified as the ghost of Guenevere's dead mother, the past disrupts a present in the Awntyrs off Arthure to convey a warning about an ominous future to an unlikely subject: Guenevere herself. This interaction between mother and daughter functions...
Guenevere Burning
Reading for Guenevere's desires within both historical and theoretical frameworks can reawaken the pleasures of Malory's Morte Darthur for feminist critics. (ASK)Ma s'a conoscer la prima radice del nostro amor tu hai cotanto affecto, dirò come colui...
Guenevere: The Abbess of Amesbury and the Mark of Reparation
Malory elevates Guenevere to abbess of Amesbury where she heals her soul through a penitential process clarified by Cassian's teachings on attitude and supplication and by the cloister context and devotional formulas of her speech on salvation. (SEH)In...
'Inowghe Is as Good as a Feste': Which Malorys for Teaching and Reading?
Ipresent my comments as a coda to Helen Cooper's very useful (and, one might note, entirely too self-deprecating) survey of 'Malorys' currently available for teaching and reading. I have used all the Malory editions and translations that she cites in...
Malorys for Teaching and Reading
The occasion for this survey of editions of Malory is the appearance of Sir Thomas Malory's Morte Darthur, Dorsey Armstrong's 'new modern English translation of based on the Winchester manuscript' in the Parlor Press Renaissance and Medieval Studies...
'.The Quene in Amysbery, a Nunne in Whyght Clothys and Blak.': Guinevere's Asceticism and Penance in Malory's le Morte D'Arthur
This essay examines Malory's presentation of Guenevere's ascetic choices as abbess and considers how her behavior resonates with the choices of royal widows like Eleanor of Provence and her patronage of Amesbury. (VB)Many critics of Thomas Malory's sentimental...
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