Links, texts, commentaries, and other aids, of particular interest to persons learning about the French roots of Arthurian literature.
Access to King Arthur
Topics covered in courses I teach on Arthurian literature.
Printed and online resources for Arthurian studies in general.
La Fontaine de Barenton (the Barenton Spring)
Amazing real photographs of the miraculous rain-causing spring mentioned in Chrétien de Troyes’s Yvain and in Wace’s Roman de Rou.
Love in Medieval Romance
How fin’ amors (“courtly love”) got along with marriage in medieval romance, and particularly in the romances of Chrétien de Troyes.
Nine Theses on Chrétien de Troyes
Want to start out right in your interpretation of the romances of Chrétien de Troyes? This web essay will help you do it.