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‘Lyouns Full Lothely’: Dream Interpretation and Boethian Denaturing in the Alliterative Morte Arthure

‘Lyouns Full Lothely’: Dream Interpretation and Boethian Denaturing in the Alliterative Morte Arthure

By Brent Miles

Arthuriana, Vol. 18:1 (2008)

Abstract: The Boethian use of animals to depict human degeneration through sin features in Arthur’s two dreams. Arthur fails to interpret these dreams as signifying the loss of his true nature and of his kingdom.

 

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