Re-viewing Le Morte Darthur: Texts and Contexts, Characters and Themes

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Kevin Sean Whetter, Raluca Radulescu
DS Brewer, 2005 - Literary Collections - 165 pages
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The essays in this collection present a range of new ideas and approaches in Malory studies, looking again (as the title suggests) at several of the most debated critical points. A number of articles focus closely on the implications of the production of the text, ranging from the repercussions of the working habits of the Winchester scribes, as well as of Malory's printers and editors, to a reassessment of Caxton's Preface. There are also nuanced readings of geography and politics in the Morte Darthur and its fifteenth-century contexts, and analyses of text and context in relation to the role of women, character and theme in the Morte, including the important questions of worshyp and mesure, as well as the issues of coherence and genre.

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Corrected Mistakes in the Winchester Manuscript
Caxton de Worde and Malorys Morte Darthur
Historia and argnmentum in Caxtons
The Recontextualization of the East in
Malorys Tale of King Arthurand the Political Geography of 79
Violence and Knighthood in Malorys Morte
Reviewing Questions of
On Misunderstanding Malorys Balyn

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About the author (2005)

K. S. Whetter is Associate Professor of the Department of English at Acadia University, Canada.

Dr Raluca Radulescu is Senior Lecturer in Medieval Literature, Bangor University

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