Websites for Review:

 

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Arthur, Ross G. ed. In Parentheses. Updated 2002. <http://www.yorku.ca/inpar/>

  • Includes an English translation of the French Vulgate La Queste del Saint Graal.  Also an excellent resource for a number of Medieval E-texts in translation.

 

BnF-La Legende de Roi. Les Champs Libres. <http://expositions.bnf.fr/arthur/>

  • A website (in French, you can use Google Translator and the translations are not terrible though not perfect) that includes excellent introductory information to many themes contained in Arthurian literature.  Contains flipbooks of four of the French Vulgate romances.

 

HUMI. Treasures in Full: Malory’s Arthurian Manuscript. British Library. <http://www.bl.uk/treasures/malory/homepage.html>

  • Includes some color images, good quality, from the Winchester manuscript.  An excellent resource for quick manuscript context. 

 

Early English Books Online. <eebo.chadwyck.com>

  • Includes facsimile images of the the 1485 Caxton, 1529 de Worde, 1557 Copland, 1585 East, and 1634 Stansby copies of the Morte.  Also includes a full transcription, somewhat diplomatic, of the 1485 Caxton.

 

Jaritz, Gerhard. Dress, Jewels, Arms and Coat of Arms: Material Culture and Self-Representation in the Late Middle Ages. Central European University. <http://web.ceu.hu/medstud/manual/SRM/index.htm>

  • Gives highly relatable material regarding the material culture of the Middle Ages.  An excellent resource for establishing context when teaching.

 

Joe, Jimmy. Timeless Myths: Arthurian Legends. Updated 12/07/06. <http://www.timelessmyths.com/arthurian/index.html>

  • Students may find this site particularly helpful.  It has a number of images and traces the intertexts of a number of Arthurian works.  This is usually done through summary but is well researched. 

 

Jokinen, Anniina. Sir Thomas Malory (ca. 1405-1471). Luminarium. <http://www.luminarium.org/medlit/malory.htm>

  • Includes an excellent biography of the historical Thomas Malory.  Includes other useful links especially to the Arthurian Legend in popular culture.

 

Kato, Takako, ed. The Malory Project. Updated January 9, 2008. <http://www.maloryproject.org>

  • Includes full color images “The Roman War Episode” of Caxton and Winchester with full diplomatic & color-coded transcriptions of both.  Also has a ‘comparison tool’ that places these side by side for comparison.

 

Lupack, Allan. The Camelot Project. <http://www.lib.rochester.edu/Camelot/cphome.stm>

  • Includes numerous Middle English TEAMS texts such as the Alliterative Morte Arthure and Stanzaic Mort Arthur.

 

Olsen, Mark. Textes de Francais Ancien. <http://www.lib.uchicago.edu./efts/ARTFL/projects/TLA>

  • Includes Mort le roi Artu, Queste del Saint Graal, Roman de Tristan, Roman de l' Estoire dou Graal, & the Roman de Tristan.

 

Online Middle English Dictionary. Updated December 18 2001 <http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/med/>

  • Useful general resource for defining difficult terms.

 

Sommer, H. Oskar, Ed. Le Morte Darthur by Syr Thomas Malory, the original edition of William Caxton in the University of Michigan’s Corpus of Middle English Prose and Poetry. <http://name.umdl.umich.edu/MaloryWks2>

  • A copy of the late-nineteenth century diplomatic transcription done by H. Oskar Sommers.  Transcription purported by Vinaver to contain a number of errors.

 

---.The Vulgate Version of the Arthurian Romances. Internet Archive. <http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=creator%3A%22Sommer%2C%20H.%20Oskar%20(Heinrich%20Oskar)%2C%201861-%22>

  • The Internet Archive includes copies of H. Oskar Sommer’s nineteenth-century transcriptions of the French Vulgate texts.  These texts are in French.

 

Talarico, Kathryn. ORB. <the-orb.net>

  • An excellent general resource for Medieval texts and history. 

 

Taylor, Patrick. Arthurian-Legend.com. Updated 2007. <http://www.luminarium.org/medlit/malory.htm>

  • Includes a nice summary of the Morte Darthur and some nice biographical information on the historical Malory.  An attractive website.

 

TEAMS Middle English Texts Online. Medieval Institute Publications. <http://www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/teams/tmsmenu.htm#menu>

  • Includes a variety of source texts related to the Morte and other Arthurian materialincluding the Alliterative Morte, The Avowying the Awyntrs of Arthure Arthure, King Arthur and King Cornwall, Lancelot of the Laik, Prose Merlin, and Stanzaic Morte Arthur.

 

Wymer, Kathryn. Using Computer Technology to Teach Medieval Texts. University of North Carolina. Updated April 2002. <http://www.unc.edu/student/orgs/cams/techtoteach/>