Information on cmmalory-m4

PPCME2 information

Text name Malory's Morte Darthur
File name cmmalory-m4
Manuscript Winchester, Winchester College
Date a1470
Dialect West Midlands (Warwickshire)
Genre Romance
Edition Vinaver, Eugène. 1954. The works of Thomas Malory. London: Oxford University Press.
Sample Pp. 2-71, 180-209, 626-670
Remarks

Thomas Malory was a soldier born to a Warwickshire family around 1410. He probably wrote the Morte Darthur in prison and finished it around 1469. He died in 1471. Book V is based on the English Alliterative Morte Arthure, and the rest is from various French romances.

Helsinki Corpus information

File name CMMALORY
Text identifier M4 NI ROM MALORY
Text name MORTE DARTHUR
Author MALORY THOMAS
Period M4
Date of original 1420-1500
Date of manuscript 1420-1500
Contemporaneity CONTEMP
Dialect WML
Verse or prose PROSE
Text type ROMANCE
Relationship to foreign original X
Foreign original X
Relationship to spoken language WRITTEN
Sex of author MALE
Age of author 60-
Social rank of author HIGH
Audience description X
Participant relationship X
Interaction X
Setting X
Prototypical text category NARR IMAG
Sample SAMPLE X