I aten’t dead!

Just busy! However, I thought I’d swing by and share this fine piece of scholarship which I prepared for my paper at the CMS Arthurian Study Day last week:

I was actually talking about heterosocial friendship (specifically Yvain-Lunette) in three versions of the Yvain romance, and tossed this up for cheap laughs. However, it seems to have been very popular, and I ended up in a serious conversation with someone afterwards about why I had placed Roland so low on the twittiness scale compared to other heroes (I have my reasons!).

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4 Responses to “I aten’t dead!”

  1. Avedaggio Says:

    Explain your reasons for elevating Roland from the depths of twit-hood, if you please.

  2. Garrett Says:

    I could not stop laughing when I read ‘ANYONE EVER WRITTEN BY MARION ZIMMER BRADLEY.’ How true! I (somehow, miraculously) finished ‘Mists of Avalon’ despite utterly despising every character in the book; I suppose that requires some sort of twisted talent.

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