Eavesdropping on Arthurians
Conversations with scholars about Arthurian Literature
Chats with experts around the world about Arthurian literature. (Image credit: British Library Additional 10294 f. 50v La Queste del Saint Graal (ff. 2-53); France, N. (Saint-Omer or Tournai); c. 1316. Galahad with Perc
Episode 4 - Monmouth translated into Eddic prophecy
Season 1, Ep. 4
Matthew Roby discusses the Old Norse/Icelandic translation of Geoffrey of Monmouth's History of the Kings of Britain.
Episode 7: Gawain's Landscapes and Lusts
Season 1, Ep. 7
Michael Twomey chats about Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Episode 5: Crossdressing Hero(ine?) and a Trickster Merlin:
Season 1, Ep. 5
Stephanie Morley chats about the Old French romance "Silence."
Episode 6 - The two (three?) English Mortes:
Season 1, Ep. 6
Kevin Wetter talks about the Alliterative Morte Arthure, the Stanzaic Morte Arthur, and the influence they both had on Thomas Malory's Morte Darthur.
Episode 8 - Courtly Love or Stalking?
Season 1, Ep. 8
Tom Hanks talks about the beginning of Malory's Morte Darthur, the story of Uther & Igraine, and Pelleas & Ettarde.
Episode 9 - Uncanny Romance (the part of Malory everyone ignores)
Season 1, Ep. 9
Elizabeth Edwards discusses Balin and Balan, or the Tale of the Knight with Two Swords.