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Scholarly Arthurian Resources


Raymond H. Thompson's Interviews with Arthurian Authors

This page includes a series of over 30 interviews with noted authors such as Margaret Atwood, Susan Cooper, Robertson Davies, and Rosemary Sutcliff. Thompson made a conscious effort to include a diverse group of authors and consequently the interviewees include writers of fantasy, poetry, children’s literature, drama, and historical fiction.

Arthuriana / Camelot Project Bibliographies and Reprints

The goal of the Arthuriana / Camelot Bibliographies is to draw on the collective knowledge of the scholarly Arthurian community to publish a series of comprehensive, peer-reviewed bibliographies covering all aspects of Arthurian studies.
   Cumulative Index for Supplements to the New Arthurian Encyclopedia

When the paperback edition of The New Arthurian Encyclopedia was prepared, the editors of the volume appended a supplement listing and describing new materials as well as some that had earlier been overlooked. Since that time, there have been three additional supplements. We offer here two indexes to the four supplements, the first listing authors and general entries, the second the title.

An Arthurian Bestiary by Kara L. McShane

Creatures mythical and ordinary appear in medieval Arthurian literature.  Knights fight dragons and wild boars; dogs reveal the true identities of their masters; and knights are not knights without their horses.  Animals also feature in prophesies, predicting Arthur's victories and providing insight about events that have just transpired.  Recent criticism has sought to study animals in their medieval context, providing new insight into the role that animals played in medieval life and thus in medieval literature.  This Bestiary is an important step in that work; it documents major appearances of these creatures and identifies patterns in how they are presented in a range of major Arthurian materials.
Eugène Vinaver's Magnificent Malory: An Exhibit Guide by Pamela M. Yee

This is an online version of a pamphlet created for a Rossell Hope Robbins Library exhibit, which featured medieval literary scholar Eugène Vinaver and his edition of Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte d’Arthur. Vinaver is best known for his Works, his seminal edition of the Morte based on the Winchester manuscript, the only existing manuscript of Malory’s romance. The exhibit documented the groundbreaking 1934 discovery of the Winchester manuscript, Vinaver’s work on his edition, and his scholarly legacy.
  Malory's Morte d'Arthur: Exhibition Guide by Kara L. McShane

This is an online version of a pamphlet created for a Rossell Hope Robbins Library exhibition. The exhibition celebrated the five hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of the original publication of Malory's influential work by William Caxton, England's first printer, in 1485.
  A T. H. White Glossary

This is a searchable glossary of the names, allusions, and technical terms found in T. H. White's The Once and Future King and The Book of Merlyn. We have arranged the glossary into a number of categories, ranging from "Alcohol" to "Songs and Music".
  Websites with Arthurian Content

This resource lists general information about and links to a number of Arthurian websites, including digital archives, online publications, and bibliographies.
Publishers, Bookdealers, & Artists with Arthurian Offerings

This resource list descriptions and contact information for a number of publishers, bookdealers, and artists. Links to the websites for publications, authors and artists are also included.