Malory, the Stanzaic "Morte Arthur," and the "Mort Artu"

  title={Malory, the Stanzaic "Morte Arthur," and the "Mort Artu"},
  author={R. H. Wilson},
  journal={Modern Philology},
  pages={125 - 138}
OTH the English stanzaic Morte Arthur of MS Harl. 2252 (MH)' and Books XVIII, XX, and XXI of Malory's Morte Darthur (M)2 present versions of the Mort Artu section of the French Lancelot-Grail cycle (MA).3 But whereas Malory's Book XVIII and the corresponding section of MH, lines 1-1671, vary markedly from each other as well as from MA, Books XX-XXI and lines 1672 ff. show close correspondences, both in episodes in the story in which they depart from MA, and in verbal parallels. Yet, as against… Expand
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