Malory's Death Poem 1
This essay compares retrospective thoughtfulness in the classical Japanese death poem, or jisei, with that expressed by Malory in the closing scenes of his Morte. The comparison may help to illuminate just what sort of clarity Malory, in the ninth year of the reign of Edward the Fourth, might have attained, and whether it called for anything like a retraction. (THC).
Crofts, Thomas H.. 2019. Malory's Death Poem 1. Arthuriana. Vol.29(1). 109-123. https://doi.org/10.1353/art.2019.0008 ISSN: 1078-6279