Table of Contents for Le Morte Darthur : Authoritative Text, Sources and Backgrounds, Criticism


Preface xi
Acknowledgments xv
Chronologies xvii
Arthur Before Malory xvii
The Wars of the Roses xix
Malory: Life Events xxiv
Receptions of Le Morte Darthur to 1934 xxvii
Reading Malory's English xxxv
Editorial Procedure/Reading the Edition xliii
Abbreviations xlix
Page Numbers in This Edition Corresponding to Vinaver (O3) Section Titles li
Le Morte Darthur or The Hoole Book of Kyng Arthur and of His Noble Knyghtes of the Rounde Table
1(698)
Fro the Maryage of Kynge Uther unto Kyng Arthure that Regned Aftir Hym and Ded Many Batayles
3(110)
How Uther Pendragon Gate the Noble Conqueror Kyng Arthur
3(37)
The Tale of Balyn and Balan
40(22)
The Weddyng of Kyng Arthur
62(16)
Aftir Thes Questis
78(35)
The Noble Tale Betwyxt Kynge Arthure and Lucius the Emperour of Rome
113(38)
A Noble Tale of Sir Launcelot Du Lake
151(26)
The Tale of Sir Gareth of Orkeney
177(51)
The Fyrste and the Secunde Boke of Syr Trystrams De Lyones
228(268)
The Noble Tale of the Sankgreal
496(92)
The Tale of Sir Launcelot and Quene Gwenyvere
588(58)
The Dethe of Arthur
646(53)
Sources and Backgrounds
699(96)
Sources
705(1)
The Prose Merlin
705(4)
Merlin's Conception and Birth
705(2)
The Conception of the Round Table
707(2)
The Suite de Merlin
709(5)
The Dolorous Stroke
709(2)
The Lake of Diana; Ninianne Increasingly Ensnares Merlin
711(3)
The Alliterative Morte Arthure
714(5)
Arthur's Dream of the Dragon and the Bear
714(2)
The End of the Battle of the Prisoner-Escort
716(1)
The Death of Gawain; Mordred's Threnody
717(2)
The Chronicle of John Hardyng
719(1)
The Coronation of Arthur at Rome
719(1)
The Prose Lancelot
720(4)
The First Meeting of Lancelot and Guinevere
720(2)
Mistaken Identity
722(1)
Lancelot Rescues a Maiden
723(1)
Perlesvaus
724(2)
Lancelot at the Perilous Chapel
724(2)
The Prose Tristan
726(7)
The Philtre Takes Effect
726(1)
Brangain and the Serfs
727(1)
Iseut of the White Hands
728(1)
The Mortal Lay
729(4)
The Queste del Saint Graal
733(7)
The Hermit Explains the Temptation of Perceval
733(1)
Lancelot's Genealogy
734(2)
The Tree of Life
736(2)
Galahad Dies
738(2)
The Stanzaic Morte Arthur
740(7)
Launcelot in the Queen's Chambers
740(2)
Gawain's Objection to the Queen's Execution
742(1)
Launcelot Responds to His Besiegers
742(1)
Launcelot Hopes for Peace
742(1)
Arthur Finds Gawain Already Dead
743(1)
Arthur's Dream of the Wheel of Fortune
743(1)
The Death of Arthur
744(1)
The Death of Launcelot
745(2)
The Death of the Queen; Conclusion
747(1)
The Morte le Roi Artu
747(12)
The Maid of Escalot
747(3)
Lancelot in the Queen's Chambers
750(2)
Gawain's Objection to the Queen's Execution
752(1)
The Death of Gawain
752(1)
Arthur's Last Dreams
753(2)
The Death of Arthur
755(2)
The Death of the Queen
757(1)
The Death of Lancelot
757(2)
Backgrounds
759(1)
Responses to the Times
759(1)
The Berkeley Letters
759(4)
Isabel, Lady Berkeley, Warns Lord Berkeley of Plans to Seize His Lands
760(1)
Lord Berkeley Agrees to Trial by Combat with Viscount Lisle
761(2)
The Paston Letters
763(5)
Lord Moleyns Seizes Gresham Manor and Other Paston Holdings
764(2)
Moleyns's Men Threaten to Abduct Margaret Paston; Other Threats to Paston Holdings
766(2)
Contemporary Accounts of the Wars of the Roses
768(9)
The Register of Abbot John Whetamstede
768(1)
The Duke of York Claims the Throne and is Rejected (c. October 10, 1460)
768(1)
Gregory's Chronicle
769(1)
On Battles of Mortimer's Cross and Second St. Albans, February 2--17, 1461
769(3)
Letter to Francesco Coppini on the Battle of Towton
772(2)
George Neville
Edward IV's Act of Attainder, December 16, 1461
774(3)
Chivalry in Principle
777(8)
The Buke of Knychthede
777(1)
Gilbert Hay
Properties of the Noble Order and Office of Knychthede
777(3)
How Knyghtis of the Bath Shulde Be Made
780(3)
Oath of a Herald
783(2)
Tournament and Battle
785(10)
Knights at Tournament: The 15th Century
785(6)
Christopher Gravett
Agincourt, 25 October 1415
791(4)
John Keegan
Criticism
795(112)
Malory and Rape
797(17)
Catherine Batt
Prologue and Epilogue to the 1485 Edition
814(5)
William Caxton
Counter-Romance: Civil Strife and Father-Killing in the Prose Romances
819(11)
Helen Cooper
The Rhetoric of Dialogue
830(5)
P. J. C. Field
Enchanted Ground: The Feminine Subtext in Malory
835(14)
Geraldine Heng
Shame and Guilt
849(7)
Mark Lambert
On Malory's Style
856(9)
Terence McCarthy
Manuscripts, Readers, and Patrons in Fifteenth-Century England: Sir Thomas Malory and Arthurian Romance
865(17)
Carol Meale
Divisions
882(12)
Felicity Riddy
Mellyagant's Primal Scene
894(13)
Paul Strohm
Glossary 907(32)
Selected Guide to Proper Names 939(6)
Selected Bibliography 945