Sir Thomas Malory and The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnell Reconsidered

@article{Norris2009SirTM,
  title={Sir Thomas Malory and The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnell Reconsidered},
  author={Ralph Norris},
  journal={Arthuriana},
  year={2009},
  volume={19},
  pages={102 - 82}
}
Malory's Morte Darthur and the anonymous The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnell have several sources in common and make similar use of those sources. This information supports P.J.C. Field's conclusion that Malory is also the author of The Wedding. (RN) Most readers of Sir Thomas Malory's Morte Darthur and the anonymous Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnell will feel that their obvious differences overwhelm their similarities. Although they are both fifteenthcentury Middle English… 
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