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Epilogue

Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Fellow and Tutor in Medieval English at St John's College, Oxford. She is the author and editor of several books, which include Women and Writing in Medieval Literature (1995), The Woman's Companion to Mythology (1997) and The Poetic Edda: Essays on Mythological Poetry (2001). An expert on Arthurian myth, she is a regular contributor to TV and radio, and recently appeared on Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time (Radio 4) to discuss the cultural history of the Holy Grail. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Winter is Coming : The Medieval World of Game of Thrones

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...Unsullied, beware! Serious spoilers ahead!So we return from the farthest eastern shores of the Known World to familiar Westeros, but as ever it’s a Westeros in turmoil. As Tyrion argues:The Seven Kingdoms will never be more ripe...

The North

Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Fellow and Tutor in Medieval English at St John's College, Oxford. She is the author and editor of several books, which include Women and Writing in Medieval Literature (1995), The Woman's Companion to Mythology (1997) and The Poetic Edda: Essays on Mythological Poetry (2001). An expert on Arthurian myth, she is a regular contributor to TV and radio, and recently appeared on Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time (Radio 4) to discuss the cultural history of the Holy Grail. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Winter is Coming : The Medieval World of Game of Thrones

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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... trans. Carolyne Larrington, 2nd edn (Oxford: World’s Classics, 2014), ‘Grimnir’s Sayings’, v. 20, p. 51. The raven is also a ‘beast of battle’ in Norse, and can speak; one poem from around 900 shows a raven and a Valkyrie in conversation,...

The East

Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Fellow and Tutor in Medieval English at St John's College, Oxford. She is the author and editor of several books, which include Women and Writing in Medieval Literature (1995), The Woman's Companion to Mythology (1997) and The Poetic Edda: Essays on Mythological Poetry (2001). An expert on Arthurian myth, she is a regular contributor to TV and radio, and recently appeared on Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time (Radio 4) to discuss the cultural history of the Holy Grail. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Winter is Coming : The Medieval World of Game of Thrones

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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... 1965), pp. 9–14. On incest see Carolyne Larrington, Brothers and Sisters in Medieval European Literature (Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2015), pp. 155–80. Wagner’s treatment of the story in his opera Die Walküre (1856) changes the moral...

Introduction

Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Fellow and Tutor in Medieval English at St John's College, Oxford. She is the author and editor of several books, which include Women and Writing in Medieval Literature (1995), The Woman's Companion to Mythology (1997) and The Poetic Edda: Essays on Mythological Poetry (2001). An expert on Arthurian myth, she is a regular contributor to TV and radio, and recently appeared on Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time (Radio 4) to discuss the cultural history of the Holy Grail. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Winter is Coming : The Medieval World of Game of Thrones

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...Tyrion: ‘The wide world is full of such mad tales. Grumkins and snarks, ghosts and ghouls, mermaids, rock goblins, winged horses, winged pigs … winged lions.’ Griff: ‘Kingdoms are at hazard here. Our lives, our names, our honor...

Morgan and Arthur

Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Fellow and Tutor in Medieval English at St John's College, Oxford. She is the author and editor of several books, which include Women and Writing in Medieval Literature (1995), The Woman's Companion to Mythology (1997) and The Poetic Edda: Essays on Mythological Poetry (2001). An expert on Arthurian myth, she is a regular contributor to TV and radio, and recently appeared on Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time (Radio 4) to discuss the cultural history of the Holy Grail. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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King Arthur’s Enchantresses : Morgan and Her Sisters in Arthurian Tradition

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...When Morgan becomes Arthur’s sister, or half-sister, the course of literary history changes. Étienne de Rouen, not perhaps entirely seriously, instigates this development in his Draco Normannicus (from around 1168); he little foresaw...

The Centre

Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Fellow and Tutor in Medieval English at St John's College, Oxford. She is the author and editor of several books, which include Women and Writing in Medieval Literature (1995), The Woman's Companion to Mythology (1997) and The Poetic Edda: Essays on Mythological Poetry (2001). An expert on Arthurian myth, she is a regular contributor to TV and radio, and recently appeared on Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time (Radio 4) to discuss the cultural history of the Holy Grail. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Winter is Coming : The Medieval World of Game of Thrones

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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... asks if he is Robb’s brother, ‘Now and always’, and Robb returns, ‘Now and always’ (1.10), a phrase that Theon repeats.On ‘sworn brothers’, see Carolyne Larrington, Brothers and Sisters in Medieval European Literature (Woodbridge: Boydell...

Viviane, the Damoiselle Cacheresse and the Lady of the Lake

Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Fellow and Tutor in Medieval English at St John's College, Oxford. She is the author and editor of several books, which include Women and Writing in Medieval Literature (1995), The Woman's Companion to Mythology (1997) and The Poetic Edda: Essays on Mythological Poetry (2001). An expert on Arthurian myth, she is a regular contributor to TV and radio, and recently appeared on Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time (Radio 4) to discuss the cultural history of the Holy Grail. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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King Arthur’s Enchantresses : Morgan and Her Sisters in Arthurian Tradition

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...The greatest magician of the medieval world Merlin has two or perhaps three students, all women: Viviane, Morgan and the Lady of the Lake.The identification of the Lady of the Lake and Viviane/Niviene/the damoiselle cacheresse...

Magic and the Enchantress

Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Fellow and Tutor in Medieval English at St John's College, Oxford. She is the author and editor of several books, which include Women and Writing in Medieval Literature (1995), The Woman's Companion to Mythology (1997) and The Poetic Edda: Essays on Mythological Poetry (2001). An expert on Arthurian myth, she is a regular contributor to TV and radio, and recently appeared on Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time (Radio 4) to discuss the cultural history of the Holy Grail. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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King Arthur’s Enchantresses : Morgan and Her Sisters in Arthurian Tradition

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...Morgan’s First Appearance The first biographical account of King Arthur appears as the centrepiece of the Latin Historia Regum Britanniae (History of the Kings of Britain) composed by the Anglo-Welsh historian and bishop Geoffrey...

Morgan, Morgause and the Modern Age

Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Fellow and Tutor in Medieval English at St John's College, Oxford. She is the author and editor of several books, which include Women and Writing in Medieval Literature (1995), The Woman's Companion to Mythology (1997) and The Poetic Edda: Essays on Mythological Poetry (2001). An expert on Arthurian myth, she is a regular contributor to TV and radio, and recently appeared on Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time (Radio 4) to discuss the cultural history of the Holy Grail. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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King Arthur’s Enchantresses : Morgan and Her Sisters in Arthurian Tradition

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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... for a judicious summary of the history of post-war Goddess religion, see Rosemary Ellen Guiley, ‘Witchcraft as Goddess Worship’, in C. Larrington, ed., The Feminist Companion to Mythology (London and San Francisco, 1992), 411–24. Valiente...

Morgan and Chivalry

Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Fellow and Tutor in Medieval English at St John's College, Oxford. She is the author and editor of several books, which include Women and Writing in Medieval Literature (1995), The Woman's Companion to Mythology (1997) and The Poetic Edda: Essays on Mythological Poetry (2001). An expert on Arthurian myth, she is a regular contributor to TV and radio, and recently appeared on Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time (Radio 4) to discuss the cultural history of the Holy Grail. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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King Arthur’s Enchantresses : Morgan and Her Sisters in Arthurian Tradition

I.B.Tauris, 2006

Book chapter

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... is stigmatized partly because it offers real attractions.Carolyne Larrington, ‘The Fairy Mistress: A Medieval Literary Fantasy’, in C. Sullivan and B. White, eds, Writing and Fantasy (Harlow, 1999), 32–47. Being a knight-errant is hard work: in Erec...