Readings

[RA] = Wilhelm, James J., ed. The Romance of Arthur: An Anthology of Medieval Texts in Translation. Vol. 1267. Garland, 1994. ISBN: 9780815315117. [Preview with Google Books]

[CT] =  De Troyes, Chrétien. Four Arthurian Romances (12th century). SMK Books, 2012. ISBN: 9781617205835. [Preview with Google Books]

[Perc] = ———. Arthurian Romances. Penguin Classics, 1991. ISBN: 9780140445213. [Preview with Google Books]

[MF] = Burgess, Glyn Sheridan. The Lais of Marie de France: Text and Context. Penguin Classics, 1999. ISBN: 9780140447590.

[Bor] = De Boron, Robert, and Nigel Bryant. Merlin and the Grail: Joseph of Arimathea, Merlin, Perceval: The Trilogy of Prose Romances Attributed to Robert de Boron. Vol. 48. BOYE6, 2008. ISBN: 9780859917797. [Preview with Google Books]

[Mal] = Malory, Thomas. Le Morte D’Arthur (1470). Vol. 1–2. Forgotten Books, 2008. ISBN: 9781606800690. Project Gutenberg, February 2013 Volume 1 and Volume 2 (accessed October 15, 2014).

LEC # TOPICS READINGS
1 Excerpts from Wilhelm, The Romance of Arthur (early Latin and Welsh)

[RA] Chapter 1: Arthur in the Latin Chronicles.

[RA] Chapter 2: Arthur in the Early Welsh Tradition.

[RA] Chapter 4: Arthur in Geoffrey of Monmouth.

[RA] Chapter 5: Wace: Roman de Brut (Merlin Episodes and “The Birth and Rise of Arthur”).

[RA] Chapter 6: Layamon: Brut (“The Death of Arthur”).

2 Chrétien de Troyes & Marie de France

[CT] The Knight With the Lion (Yvain).

[MF] Prologue and Le lai de Guigemar.

3 Chrétien de Troyes & Marie de France (cont.)

[CT] The Knight With the Cart (Lancelot).

[MF] Le lai de Yonec.

4 Chrétien de Troyes [Perc] The Story of the Grail (Perceval).
5 Robert de Boron [Bor] Joseph of Arimathea, Merlin, Perceval.
6 Malory, Morte Darthur [Mal] Books 1–4.
7 Malory, Morte Darthur [Mal] Books 5–7.
8 Malory, Morte Darthur [Mal] Books 8–9.
9 Malory, Morte Darthur [Mal] Book 10.
10 Malory, Morte Darthur [Mal] Books 11–16.
11 Malory, Morte Darthur [Mal] Books 17–21.
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