Following Malory out of Arthur's World

  title={Following Malory out of Arthur's World},
  author={Joseph D. Parry},
  journal={Modern Philology},
  pages={147 - 169}
Thomas Malory's reading of his sources in Le Morte D Arthur leads him to locate Arthur's final resting place, the legendary Avalon, in two different locations. One of theseGlastonbury-continues from the "indefinite pastness" of Malory's text into his own, fifteenth-century world.' There, as William Caxton attested in his preface to the 1485 edition, one can still travel and see Arthur's "sepulture."2 In all probability, Glastonbury Monastery is where Arthur was buried by a hermit who received… 
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