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Suffolk: A Medievalist’s Paradise

The end of last year was a whirligig of activity, with teaching, freelance web-editing, and thesisising all featuring heavily on the agenda. Plus a pinch of socialising, of course. Thankfully this year has already started to bear the fruits of my endeavours – including an exciting new job! But more on that another time. So whilst I’m… Continue reading Suffolk: A Medievalist’s Paradise

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Interview with Lavinia Collins, author of The Warrior Queen

Lavinia Collins is the author of The Warrior Queen, part one of a new Arthurian trilogy. This post, an interview with Collins, is the second of two exploring this new work. As a medievalist, Lavinia, you must have a keen awareness of not only the medieval stories of Arthur, but also of the countless modern adaptations… Continue reading Interview with Lavinia Collins, author of The Warrior Queen

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Review: Lavinia Collins – The Warrior Queen (Part One of the Guinevere Trilogy)

Lavinia Collins. The Warrior Queen (Part One of the Guinevere Trilogy). Not So Noble Books, 2014. £2.99. Lavinia Collins’ The Warrior Queen is the latest in a millennium-long line of Arthurian retellings. This post is part one of a two-part special  – part two is an interview with the author. Lavinia Collins’s background in medieval literature is… Continue reading Review: Lavinia Collins – The Warrior Queen (Part One of the Guinevere Trilogy)

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The Arthurian Tradition: Annales Cambriae

Since starting my PhD in January I’ve taken a bit of a break from my Arthurian Tradition series of blog posts because being immersed in fifteenth-century Arthurian literature for my thesis meant that hopping back to the early medieval Arthur felt a bit jarring! But now that I’ve nearly finished the first chapter of my… Continue reading The Arthurian Tradition: Annales Cambriae