Eavesdropping on Arthurians (Podcast with Kathy Cawsey)

Chats with experts around the world on the topic of Arthurian literature, including Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Thomas Malory's Morte Darthur and its predecessors, and many related subjects. 

Eavesdropping on Arthurians is a new podcast developed by Kathy Cawsey, Professor of English at Dalhousie University. She chats with experts around the world about Arthurian works.

Individual Episodes include:

  1. Episode 1 - From the Mists of History: The First Mentions of Arthur -- Professor Siân Echard from UBC discusses the earliest Welsh and Latin texts that mention Arthur.

  2. Episode 2 - Female Kings and Sorceresses -- In this episode, Dr. Fiona Tolhurst of Florida State University talks about Geoffrey of Monmouth.

  3. Episode 3 - Love and Romance Enter the Picture -- Dr. Vincent Masse discusses Chrétien de Troyes' "La Chevalier de la Charette."

  4. Episode 4 - Monmouth Translated into Eddic Prophecy -- Matthew Roby discusses the Old Norse/Icelandic translation of Geoffrey of Monmouth's History of the Kings of Britain.

  5. Episode 5: Crossdressing Hero(ine?) and a Trickster Merlin -- Stephanie Morley chats about the Old French romance "Silence."

  6. Episode 6 - The Two (Three?) English Mortes -- Kevin Wetter talks about the Alliterative Morte Arthure, the Stanzaic Morte Arthur, and the influence they both had on Thomas Malory's Morte Darthur.

  7. Episode 7: Gawain's Landscapes and Lusts -- Michael Twomey chats about Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

  8. Episode 8 - Courtly Love or Stalking? -- Tom Hanks talks about the beginning of Malory's Morte Darthur, the story of Uther & Igraine, and Pelleas & Ettarde

  9. Episode 9 - Uncanny Romance (The Part of Malory Everyone Ignores) -- Elizabeth Edwards discusses Balin and Balan, or the Tale of the Knight with Two Swords.

  10. Episode 10 - Love and Death in England -- Kathy Cawsey talks about the ending of Sir Thomas Malory's Morte Darthur.