Malory Reading List

Works ed. E. Vinaver 1 vol. (Oxford Standard Author, 1971).

You are advised, however, to read ALL of the Morte Darthur; you may omit, however, The Book of Sir Arthur and the Emperor Lucius, The Book of Sir Tristram and for the moment The Quest for the Holy Grail.

S. Knight: The Structure of Sir Thomas Malory's Arthuriad. Sydney 1968
T. Takamiya and D. Brewer ed.: Aspects of Malory (1981)
M. Lambert: Malory: Style and Vision in Le Morte Darthur  (1975).
J. Mann: "Malory: Knightly Combat in Le Morte Darthur" in New Pelican Guide to English LiteratureVol. 1 Part One: Chaucer and the Alliterative Tradition. (2nd ed.) (1982)
P.J.C. Field: Romance and Chronicle (1971)
L. Benson: Malory's Morte Darthur (1976)
T. McCarthy: "Le Morte Darthur and Romance" in Studies in Medieval English Romances, ed. D. Brewer. (1988)
*E. Archibald and A.S.G. Edwards, ed. Companion to Malory  (1996)

*Catherine Batt, Malory's Morte Darthur: Remaking Arthurian Tradition (New York and Basingstoke: 2002)
Dorsey Armstrong, Gender and the Chivalric Community in Malory's Morte Darthur (Gainesville, University of Florida Press, 2003). 

 Books 18-21 will be set for comment.

links to

Malory's sources
luminarium Malory page
Arthurian biographies
University of Rochester Camelot project