Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5295
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  • Title: Grief in Avalon: Sir Palomydes' Psychic Pain [The author explores the failures and grief of Sir Palomydes, a Saracen, who eventually converts to Christianity, in Malory's "Morte Darthur." He is always second-best in tournaments and adventures. His friendship with Sir Tristram emphasizes the unequal competitions at the heart of chivalry. Even his lady love will not return his passion. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Grief and Gender: 700-1700.  Edited by Jennifer C. Vaught with Lynne Dickson Bruckner.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.  Pages 65 - 77.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Arthurian Literature Chivalry Literature- Prose Malory, Sir Thomas, Author- Morte Darthur- Tale of Sir Tristram Masculinity in Literature Mourning in Literature Palomydes (Literary Figure) Saracens in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Year of Publication: 2003.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0312293828
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