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May 28, 2021

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Love this!
Thank you so much for posting this essay!
I just sent my daughter The Once and Future King
but I will try to tackle the "real texts" you survey above
and on the movie Excalibur, your thoughts would be most welcome

Slow Reader: I appreciate your comments and enthusiasm. You'll enjnoy "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" and Malory for sure; I have a weakness for Tenbnyson and his command of the iambic pentameter line. Do you recommend "Exclaibur"? I've never seen it. -- DL

I first saw the movie Excalibur 40 years ago
Recommend it? It is a strange and dark and poetic movie
I think you should watch it sometime ...
and thank you, I will start with Sir Gawain

Sir Lehman --
I found Gawain on my bookshelves, so I must have read it some 40+ years ago as an English major ...
I will read it again; given the political shambles of our democracy
I can really use an enchanting medieval romance right now
in the same volume is "Pearl" and "Patience"
Any thoughts on those works?

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