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Knighthood in the Morte d'Arthur, 1985, by Beverly Kennedy, examines knighthood as found in several medieval texts.

The Idylls of the King, 1833, by Tennyson, is a poetic presentation of the story of Arthur, from his meeting with Guinevere to the time of his death.

History of the Kings of Britain, 1136, by Geoffrey of Monmouth (reprinted in 1977 by Viking Penguin), is an epic work that begins with the founding of Britain. This book provides a history of Arthur, and may have served as one of Malory's sources.

The Evolution of Arthurian Romance: The Verse Tradition from Chretien to Froissart, 1998 by Beate Schmolke-Hasselmann (originally published in German in 1985), is a study of Arthurian verse romance. In it the author argues that scholars need to redraw the lines on the literary and linguistic map of medieval Britain and France.

Edmund Spenser's, The Faerie Queene, 1590- 1596, incorporates many of the...

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