Sir Thomas Malory and Le Morte Darthur
Lecture no. 23 from the course: Great Minds of the Medieval World
Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Malory’s massive retelling of Arthurian legend reflects deeply on the social order of his times. Grasp how this remarkable text elaborates an ideal code of knightly conduct, and then “tests” it throughout the narrative, comprising a stark commentary on medieval political realities while offering an inspiring vision of what might yet be.