In keeping with the principles of the printed Selected Bibliography this list is not intended to be exhaustive. The list singles out studies of individual romances, but readers are encouraged to explore the full contents of any collections from which those studies are taken.


Havelok:

Bradbury, Nancy M. Writing Aloud: Storytelling in Late Medieval England. (Urbana and Chicago, 1998), esp. Chapter 2.

Eckhardt, Caroline D. "Havelok the Dane in Castleford's Chronicle." Studies in Philology, 2001 Winter; 98 (1): 1-17.

Kabir, Ananya J. "Forging an Oral Style? Havelok and the Fiction of Orality." Studies in Philology, 2001 Winter; 98 (1): 18-48.

Kleinman, Scott. "The Legend of Havelok the Dane and the Historiography of East Anglia." Studies in Philology, 2003 Summer; 100 (3): 245-77.

Liuzza, Roy Michael. "Representation and Readership in the Middle English Havelok." Journal of English and Germanic Philology (1994), 504-19.

Marvin, Julia. "Havelok in the Prose Brut Tradition." Studies in Philology, 2005 Summer; 102 (3): 280-306

Stuart, Christopher. "Havelok the Dane and Edward I in the 1290s." Studies in Philology, 1996 Fall; 93 (4): 349-64.

Turville-Petre, Thorlac. "Havelok and the History of the Nation." Readings in Medieval English Romance, ed. Carol M. Meale (Cambridge, 1994), 121-134.


Ywain and Gawain:

Bollard, John K. "Hende Wordes: The Theme of Courtesy in Ywain and Gawain." Neophilologus 78 (1994), 655-70.

Calf, Berence-Eve S. "The Middle English Ywain and Gawain: a bibliography, 1777-1995." Parergon ns 13.1 (July 1995), 1-24. [The most comprehensive bibliography of the poem to date.]

Rushing, James A., Jr. Images of Adventure: Ywain in the Visual Arts. (University of Philadelphia Press, 1995) [Includes discussion of English medieval representations of Ywain; note especially the misericords from Chester Cathedral, St. Mary's, Euville, and St. Botolph's, Boston, depicting Ywain's horse caught by the portcullis gate.]


Sir Orfeo:
 

Cartlidge, Neil. "Sir Orfeo in the Otherworld: Courting Chaos?" Studies in the Age of Chaucer 2004; 26: 195-226.

Crawford, Donna. "'Gronyng wyth grysly wounde': Injury in Five Middle English Breton Lays," Readings in Medieval English Romance, ed. Carol M. Meale (Cambridge, 1994), 35-52.

Deusen, Nancy van. "Orfeo ed Euridice, Philology and Mercury: Marriage as Metaphor for Relationship within Composition." In Gersh, Stephen (ed.) and Roest, Bert (ed.); Medieval and Renaissance Humanism: Rhetoric, Representation and Reform. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill; 2003. pp. 31-53 xvi, 309 pp.

Falk, Oren. "The Son of Orfeo: Kingship and Compromise in a Middle English Romance." Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, 2000 Spring; 30 (2): 247-74.

Fletcher, Alan J. "Sir Orfeo and the Flight from the Enchanters." Studies in the Age of Chaucer 2000; 22: 141-77.

Pearsall, Derek. "Madness in Sir Orfeo," Romance Reading on the Book: Essays on Medieval Narrative presented to Maldwyn Mills, ed. J. Fellows, R. Field, G. Rogers, and J. Weiss (Cardiff, 1996), 51-63.


Sir Launfal:

Crawford, Donna. "'Gronyng wyth grysly wounde': Injury in Five Middle English Breton Lays," Readings in Medieval English Romance, ed. Carol M. Meale (Cambridge, 1994), 35-52.

Hazell, Dinah. "The Blinding of Gwennere: Thomas Chestre as Social Critic." Arthurian Literature, 2003; 20: 123-43.

Horvath, Richard. "Romancing the Word: Fama in the Middle English Sir Launfal and Athelston."   In Fenster, Thelma and Smail, Daniel Lord (ed. and introd.), Fama: The Politics of Talk and Reputation in Medieval Europe. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP; 2003. pp. 165-86.

Williams, Elizabeth. "'A damsell by herselfe alone': images of magic and femininity from Lanval to Sir Lambewell," Romance Reading on the Book: Essays on Medieval Narrative presented to Maldwyn Mills, ed. J. Fellows, R. Field, G. Rogers, and J. Weiss (Cardiff, 1996), 155-70.


The Awntyrs off Arthure at the Terne Watheleyne:

Allen, Rosamund. "The Awntyrs off Arthure: jests and jousts," Romance Reading on the Book: Essays on Medieval Narrative presented to Maldwyn Mills, ed. J. Fellows, R. Field, G. Rogers, and J. Weiss (Cardiff, 1996), 129-42.

Allen, Rosamund. "Place-Names in The Awntyrs off Arthure: Corruption, Conjecture, Coincidence"  In Wheeler, Bonnie (ed. and foreword); Locherbie-Cameron, Margaret (introd.); Arthurian Studies in Honour of P. J. C. Field. Cambridge, England: Brewer; 2004. pp. 181-98.

Shepherd, Stephen H.A., "Langlandís Romances," in Kathleen Hewett-Smith, ed., William Langland's Piers Plowman: A Book of Essays (Routledge, 2000), pp. 69-81

Twu, Krista Sue-Lo. "The Awntyrs off Arthure at the Terne Wathelyne: Reliquary for Romance." Arthurian Literature, 2003; 20: 103-22.



The Weddyng of Syr Gawen and Dame Ragnell for Helpyng of Kyng Arthoure:

Davis, Rebecca A. "More Evidence for Intertextuality and Humorous Intent in The Weddynge of Syr Gawen and Dame Ragnel." The Chaucer Review 35.4 (2001), 430-439.

Donnelly, Colleen. Aristocratic Veneer and the Substance of Verbal Bonds in The Weddynge of Sir Gawen and Dame Ragnell and Gamelyn. Studies in Philology, 1997 Summer; 94 (3): 321-43.

Forste-Grupp, Sheryl L. "A Woman Circumvents the Laws of Primogeniture in The Weddynge of Sir Gawen and Dame Ragnell." Studies in Philology, 2002 Spring; 99 (2): 105-22.

Shepherd, Stephen H. A. "No poet has his travesty alone: The Weddynge of Sir Gawen and Dame Ragnell," Romance Reading on the Book: Essays on Medieval Narrative presented to Maldwyn Mills, ed. J. Fellows, R. Field, G. Rogers, and J. Weiss (Cardiff, 1996), 112-28.

Trimnell, Karen Hunter. "'And Shold Have Been Oderwyse Understond': The Disenchanting of Sir Gromer Somer Joure." Medium ∆vum, 2002; 71 (2): 294-301.

Vasta, Edward. "Chaucer, Gower, and the Unknown Minstrel: The Literary Liberation of the Loathly Lady." Exemplaria 7.2 (1995) 395-418.



The Sege off Melayne
 

Akbari, Suzanne Conklin. "Incorporation in the Siege of Melayne." In McDonald, Nicola (ed. and introd.); Pulp Fictions of Medieval England: Essays in Popular Romance. Manchester, England: Manchester UP; 2004, pp. 22-44.

Hardman, Phillipa. "The Sege of Melayne: a fifteenth-century reading." Tradition and Transformation in Medieval Romance, ed. Rosalind Field (Cambridge, 1999) [A useful essay on one devotional context within which this poem was read, as based on evidence from the Thornton MS, but extends the argument into the questionable assumption that this context would necessarily have been the author's.]

Hebron, Malcolm. The Medieval Siege: Theme and Image in Middle English Romance (Oxford, 1997)

Shepherd, Stephen H. A. "The Middle English Pseudo-Turpin Chronicle," Medium Aevum 65 (1996), 19-34, esp. pp. 21 ff.

Shepherd, Stephen H. A. Turpines Story: A Middle English Translation of the Pseudo-Turpin Chronicle (EETS 322: Oxford, 2005).

Warm, Robert. "Identity, narrative and participation: defining a context for the middle English Charlemagne romances." Tradition and Transformation in Medieval Romance, ed. Rosalind Field (Cambridge, 1999)


Capystranus

Komjathy, A. T. "Janos Hunyadi, Champion of Christendom" from A thousand years of the Hungarian art of war (On-Line Essay).




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