Monthly Archives: November 2016

Dragon Lore

The dragon that Bevis encounters is a fearsome opponent of long and complicated lineage within the story, and within the traditions of myth and storytelling, including those found in the Bible. In my recently published essay on Fantasy or History … Continue reading

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More news of Bevis

I picked up the latest news from The Road to Agincourt today: In Conversation About Blood & Valour Find out how the characters in new graphic novel Blood & Valour compare to the 14th-century medieval text on which they are … Continue reading

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Bevis and Medieval Fantasy – or is it?

My latest essay¬† on Bevis, “Fantasy Elements in Medieval Romance:History or Imagination?” is now published in the Yearbook of Eastern European Studies. It can be read (pp.61-77) on the following website: http://ip-r.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/YEES-6-2016.pdf I am about to begin work on a … Continue reading

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The next stage

After a meeting with Matt Beames yesterday I am happy to say the new incarnation of the Bevis story in comic book form is progressing well. It was astonishing to see how battered Matt’s copy of my translation has become … Continue reading

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