Tuesday, May 29, 2012

The Trenches of Discovery: And now, for something completely different...

The following is a guest post from Jenn Reuer.

I work on 14th – 15th century Middle English and Older Scots romances about King Arthur. Specifically, I look at the influence of medieval law in shaping ideas about kingship and justice in three poems, and how the interface of literature and law is frequently signposted by the phrase, ‘reason and right.’

So, what do fantastic tales about knights, magic and adventures have to do with the fairly dry subject of law?

Read the rest at The Trenches of Discovery