The Arthurian way of death : the English tradition / edited by Karen Cherewatuk and K.S. Whetter.

Woodbridge, UK ; Rochester, N.Y. : D.S. Brewer, 2009.
Arthurian studies ; 74.
Arthurian studies, 0261-9814 ; 74
259 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Arthurian romances -- History and criticism.
Death in literature.
Arthurian romances in motion pictures.
Death in motion pictures.
Text in English ; Some passages in Middle English.
Introduction / K.S. Whetter and Karen Cherewatuk
Pt I, The early tradition in England. 'But here Geoffrey falls silent' : death, Arthur, and the Historia regum Britannie / Siân Echard ; Mordred's sons / Edward Donald Kennedy ; Dying in Uncle Arthur's arms and at his hands / Karen Cherewatuk
Pt. II, Middle English romance and Malory. 'Hadet with an aluisch mon' and 'britned to nost' : Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, death, and the devil / Michael W. Twomey ; Love and death in Arthurian romance / K.S. Whetter ; Death in the margins : dying and scribal performance in the Winchester manuscript / Thomas H. Crofts ; The legible corpses of Le mort Darthur / Michael Wenthe ; Malory and the death of kings : the politics of regicide at Salisbury Plain / Lisa Robeson ; 'Layde to the colde erthe' : death, Arthur's knights, and narrative closure / Cory James Rushton
Pt. III, Medieval influence and the modern Arthuriana. Arthurian exits : alone, together, or none of the above / Janina P. Traxler ; Woman as agent of death in Tennyson's Idylls of the king / James Noble ; Death as 'neglect of duty' in Howard Pyle's The story of the Grail and the passing of Arthur / Julie Nelson Couch ; Death and the 'grimly voice' in David Jones's In parenthesis / Samantha Rayner ; Roll the final credits : some notes on cinematic depictions of the death of Arthur / Kevin J. Harty.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Cherewatuk, Karen.
Whetter, K. S. (Kevin Sean), 1969-
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