Recent Work on the Origins of the Arthurian Legend: A Comment

@article{Padel1995RecentWO,
  title={Recent Work on the Origins of the Arthurian Legend: A Comment},
  author={Oliver james Padel},
  journal={Arthuriana},
  year={1995},
  volume={5},
  pages={103 - 113}
}
I have been asked to comment on four of the articles appearing in the present number of Arthuriana. It is unusual for articles to be reviewed simultaneously with their appearance; yet Arthurian studies are so much a matter of opinion, with the same material being treated many times over with different interpretations, that it may nevertheless be helpful for readers to have a second opinion upon four stimulating articles. 
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