Monthly Archives: March 2015

Changes and Searches

With inspiration and renewed confidence after attending the Medieval English Theatre conference at the University of Southampton, I have begun to change the structure of Commentary 2. There’s nothing like a conference to whet the appetite for work – hearing … Continue reading

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Back to the books

The Central Library’s interlibrary loans facility is going to get busy for a while! This week I picked up Alastair Minnis’s useful book Translations of Authority in Medieval English Literature. Although I’m dealing with the adaptation of a story from … Continue reading

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Walking the Walls

It’s amazing what good use can be made of being early for an appointment! With half an hour to spare and having alighted from the bus at a very convenient stop, I followed the alley that runs alongside the old … Continue reading

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The story continues

Beginning with an apology for any advertisement that may be imposed upon this post; but the week has pushed my work in new directions and I have begun to distinguish 3 potential levels of significance in the Middle English Bevis. … Continue reading

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The Three Kings of Cologne and their literary presence

Originally posted on Medieval Pilgrimage:
The countdown to Christmas has officially begun! In less than a week,  amongst the mounds of wrapping paper and stacks of Christmas cards, we will find ravaged boxes and tins of sweets and the kitchen…

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March Already!

A bright, beautiful day, just right for tackling difficult thinking, but no time to do more to the book today! Everything I read is adding to my feeling that the Middle English version of the story has several potential semiotic … Continue reading

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