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A Provisional Bibliography of The Alliterative Morte Arthure

prepared by Courtnee Baker

The Alliterative Morte Arthure. Lincoln, Lincoln Cathedral Library, MS 91 (The Lincoln Thornton Manuscript), fols. 53a-98b, c. 1440.

Brewer, Derek, and A. E. B. Owen. The Thornton Manuscript (Lincoln Cathedral Ms. 91) [Facsimile]. London: Scolar Press, 1977.

Allen, Rosamund S. “Performance and Structure in the Alliterative Morte Arthure.” In New Perspectives on Middle Englis Texts: A Festscrift for R. A. Waldron, edited by Susan Powell and Jeremy J. Smith, 17-29. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2000.

Armstrong, Dorsey. “Rewriting the Chronicle Tradition: The Alliterative Morte Arthure and Arthur’s Sword of Peace.” Parergon 25, no. 1 (2008): 81-101.

Beal, Rebecca S. “Arthur as the Bringer of Civilisation: The Alliterative Morte Arthure, II. 901- 19.” Arthuriana 5, no. 4 (1995): 33-44.

---. “Guenevere’s Tears in the Alliterative Morte Arthure: Doubly Wife, Doubly Mother, Doubly Damned.” In On Arthurian Women: Essays in Memory of Maureen Fries, edited by Bonnie Wheeler and Fiona Tolhurst, 1-9. Dallas: Scriptorium Press, 2001.

Benson, Larry D. “The Alliterative Morte Arthure and Medieval Tragedy.” Tennessee Studies in Literature 11 (1966): 75-87.

---. “The Date of the Alliterative Morte Arthure.” In Medieval Studies in Honour of Lillian Herlands Hornstein, edited by Jess Bessinger and Robert K. Raymo, 19-40. New York:  New York University Press, 1976.

Björkman, Erik, ed. Morte Arthure. Heidelberg: Carl Winters and New York: G. E. Stechert and Company, 1915.

Brock, Edmund, ed. Morte Arthure, or The Death of Arthur. New York, London, Toronto:  Oxford University Press, 1871.

Carlson, John Ivor. “Translating the Alliterative Morte Arthure into a Digital Medium: The Influence of Physical Context on Editorial Theory.” Arthuriana 20, no. 2 (2010): 28-44.

Chism, Christine. “Friendly Fire: The Disastrous Politics of Friendship in the Alliterative Morte Arthure.Arthuriana 20, no. 2 (2010): 66-88.

---. “King Takes Knight: Signifying War in the Alliterative Morte Arthure.” In Alliterative Revivals, 189-236. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002.

Crofts, Thomas Howard. “Perverse and Contrary Deeds: The Giant of Mont Saint Michel and the Alliterative Morte Arthure.” In The Erotic in the Literature of Medieval Britain, edited by Amanda Hopkins and Cory James Rushton, 116-131. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2007.

---.  “The Occasion of the Morte Arthure: Textual History and Marginal Decoration in the Thornton MS.” Arthuriana 20, no. 2 (2010): 5-27.

De Marco, Patricia. “An Arthur for the Ricardian Age: Crown, Nobility, and the Alliterative Morte Arthure.Speculum 80, no. 2 (2005): 464-493.

Diamond, Arlyn. “Heroic Subjects: Women and the Alliterative Morte Arthure.” In Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts in Late Medieval Britain: Essays for Felicity Riddy, edited  by Jocelyn Wogan-Browne, 293-308. Turnhout: Brepolis, 2000.

Eadie, J. “The Alliterative Morte Arthure: Structure and Meaning.” English Studies 63 (1982): 1- 12.

Fein, Susanna. “Literary Scribes: The Harley Scribe and Robert Thornton as Case Studies.” Proceedings of the British Academy 201 (2015): 61-79.

Finlayson, John. “Reading Romances in Their Manuscript: Lincoln Cathedral Manuscript 91 (“Thornton”).” Anglia 123, no. 4 (2006): 632-666.

Fuwa, Yuri. “A “Just War”? A Further Reassessment of the Alliterative Morte Arthure.” In War and Peace: Critical Issues in European Societies and Literature 800-1800, edited by Albrecht Classen and Nadia Margolis, 349-375. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2011.

Göller, Karl Heinz, ed. The Alliterative Morte Arthure: A Reassessment of the Poem. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1981.

Grossi, Joseph L., Jr. “The Question of the King’s Grace in the Alliterative Morte Arthure, 2320.” Notes and Queries (Oxford) 47, no. 3 (2000): 293-295.

Hamel, Mary. “Adventure as Structure in the Alliterative Morte Arthure.Arthurian Interpretations 3 (1988): 37-48.

---. “Scribal Self-Corrections in the Thornton Morte Arthure.Studies in Bibliography: Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia 36 (1983): 119-137.

Hamel, Mary, ed. Morte Arthure: A Critical Edition. New York, London: Garland, 1984.

Hardman, Phillipa. “Compiling the Nation: Fifteenth-Century Miscellany Manuscripts.” In Nation, Court and Culture: New Essays on Fifteenth-Century Poetry, edited by Helen Cooney, 50-69. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2001.

Horrall, Sarah M. “The Watermarks of the Thornton Manuscripts.” Notes and Queries (Oxford) 27, no. 5 (1980): 385-386.

Jefferson, Judith A. and Ad Putter. “Alliterative Patterning in the Morte Arthure.Studies in Philology 102, no. 4 (2005): 415-433.

Jember, Gregory K. “Tone as Meaning in the Morte Arthure.Studies in Medieval English Language and Literature 2 (1987): 95-100.

Johnston, Michael. “A New Document Relating to the Life of Robert Thornton.” The Library:  Transactions of the Bibliographical Society 7th ser.8, no. 3 (2007): 304-313.

Keiser, George R. “The Nineteenth-Century Discovery of the Thornton Manuscript (Lincoln Cathedral Library MS. 91).” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 77, no. 2 (1983): 167-190.

---. “The Theme of Justice in the Alliterative Morte Arthure.Annuale Medievale 16 (1975): 94-109.

Kennedy, Edward Donald. “The Prose Brut, Hardyng’s Chronicle, and the Alliterative Morte Arthure: The End of the Story.” In Romance and History: Imagining Time from the Medieval to the Early Modern Period, edited by Jon Whitman, 105-119. Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Krishna, Valerie, ed. The Alliterative Morte Arthure: A Critical Edition. New York: Burt Franklin, 1976.

Lumiansky, Robert M. “The Alliterative Morte Arthure, the Concept of Medieval Tragedy, and the Cardinal Virtue Fortitude.” In Medieval and Renaissance Studies, edited by John M.  Headley, 95-118. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1968.

Mannion, Lee. “Sovreign Recognition: Contesting Political Claims in the Alliterative Morte Arthure and the Awntyrs off Arthur.” In Law and Sovereignty in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, edited by Robert S. Sturges, 69-91. Turnhout: Brepolis, 2011.

Matsui, Noriko. “Fortune in The Wars of Alexander and the Alliterative Morte Arthure in the Social and Cultural Context of Fourteenth-Century England.” Studies in Medieval English Language and Literature: The Japan Society for Medieval English Studies 24  (2009): 21-31.

Matthews, William. The Tragedy of Arthur. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1960.

Miles, Brent. “Lyouns Full Lothely:” Dream Interpretation and Boethian Denaturing in the Alliterative Morte Arthure.Arthuriana 18, no. 1 (2008): 41-62.

Moriya, Yasuyo. “Identical Alliterative in The Alliterative Morte Arthure.English Language Notes 38, no. 1 (2000): 1-16.

Mueller, Alex. “The Historiography of the Dragon: Heraldic Violence in the Alliterative Morte Arthure.Studies in the Age of Chaucer: Yearbook if the New Chaucer Society 32 (2010):  295-324.

Nievergelt, Marco. “Conquest, Crusade and Pilgrimage: The Alliterative Morte Arthure in its Late Ricardian Crusading Context.” Arthuriana 20, no. 2 (2010): 89-116.

Peck, Russell A. “Willfulness and Wonders: Boethian Tragedy in the Alliterative Morte Arthure.” In The Alliterative Tradition in the Fourteenth Century, edited by Bernard S.  Levy and Paul E. Szarmach, 153-82. Kent: Kent State University Press, 1981.

Rudnytzky Schray, Kateryna A. “The Plot in Miniature: Arthur’s Battle on Mont St. Michel in the Alliterative Morte Arthure.Studies in Philology 101, no. 1 (2004): 1-19.

Sklar, Elizabeth S. “Sui Generis: The Architectonics of the Alliterative Morte Arthure.Medieval Perspectives 17, no. 1 (2003): 189-202.

Sutton, John William. “Mordred’s End: A Reevaluation of Mordred’s Death Scene in the Alliterative Morte Arthure.Chaucer Review: A Journal of Medieval Studies and Literary Criticism 37, no. 3 (2003): 279-285.

Thompson, John J. “Collecting Middle English Romances and some Related Book-Production Activities in the Later Middle Ages.” In Romance in Medieval England, edited by Maldwyn Mills, Jennifer Fellows, and Carol M. Meale, 17-38. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1991.

---. “Reading Miscellaneously in and around the English Pseudo-Bonaventuran Tradition.” In The Pseudo-Bonaventuran Lives of Christ: Exploring Middle English Tradition, edited by Ian Johnson and Allan F. Westphall, 127-150. Turnhout: Brepolis, 2013.

---. Robert Thornton and the London Thornton Manuscript: British Library MS Additional 31042. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.

Whetter, K. S. “Genre as Context in the Alliterative Morte Arthure.Arthuriana 20, no. 2 (2010): 45-65.

Withers, Jeremy. “Forests, Animals, and Ambushes in the Alliterative Morte Arthure.Parergon: Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies 27, no. 1 (2010): 85-104.

Ziolkowski, Jan. “A Narrative Structure in the Alliterative Morte Arthure.The Chaucer Review 22, no. 3 (1988): 234-245.