The Law of the Lake: Malory's Sovereign Lady

@article{Kaufman2007TheLO,
  title={The Law of the Lake: Malory's Sovereign Lady},
  author={Amy S. Kaufman},
  journal={Arthuriana},
  year={2007},
  volume={17},
  pages={56 - 73}
}
Nynyve challenges preconceptions about women in romance by acting out her desires in the Morte Darthur without being forced to exist in its margins. 
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