Preface to 2nd Edition James J. Wilhelm Preface to 3rd Edition Norris J. Lacy 1. Arthur in the Latin Chronicles James J. Wilhelm 2. Arthur in the Early Welsh Tradition John K. Bollard 3. Culhwch and Olwen Richard M. Loomis 4. Arthur in Geoffrey of Monmouth Richard M. Loomis 5. Wace: Roman de Brut (Merlin Episodes and The Birth and Rise of Arthur) James J. Wilhelm 6. Layamon: Brut (The Death of Arthur) James J. Wilhelm 7. Chretien de Troyes: Lancelot, or The Knight of the Cart William W. Kibler 8. Chretien de Troyes: Perceval, or The Story of the Grail (Grail excerpts) Norris J. Lacy (intro.) and William W. Kibler (trans.) 9. Wolfram von Eschenbach, Parzival (From Book IX) Norris J. Lacy (intro.) and Cyril Edwards (trans.) 10. The Quest for the Holy Grail (The Grail Liturgy) Norris J. Lacy (intro.) and E. Jane Burns (trans.) 11.Selected Lyrics James J. Wilhelm 12. The Saga of the Mantle Marianne E. Kalinke 13. Beroul: The Romance of Tristran Norris J. Lacy 14. Marie de France: Chievrefueil (The Honeysuckle) and Lanval Norris J. Lacy 15. Thomas of Britain: Tristran (The Marriage Soliloquy and the Ending) Joan Tasker Grimbert (with the Hall of Statues episode from the Norse Tristrams saga ok Isoendar, trans. Marianne E. Kalinke) 16. Cantare on the Death of Tristan James J. Wilhelm 17. The Prose Merlin and The Suite du Merlin (Episodes) Samuel N. Rosenberg 18. The Rise of Gawain, Nephew of Arthur Mildred Leake Day 19.Sir Gawain and the Green Knight James J. Wilhelm 20. The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnell Alan Lupack 21.The Alliterative Morte Arthure (Excerpts) Valerie Krishna 22. Sir Thomas Malory: Le Morte Darthur (The Sword in the Stone and the Death of Arthur) Dorsey Armstrong Further reading
Norris J. Lacy is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of French and Medieval Studies at Pennsylvania State University, USA.James J. Wilhelm is a leading scholar of medieval literature and twentieth-century poetry. He was formerly Professor of Comparative Literature at Rutgers University.