Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts



First Advisor

Carolyn M. Craft, Ph.D.

Second Advisor

Martha E. Cook, Ph.D.

Third Advisor

C. Hood Frazier, Ph.D.


This thesis examines the character of Guenevere in the broader, historical story of King Arthur. Analyzing newer, pagan, and feminist interpretations of her character as opposed to her original characterization in the Christian tale, it discusses the changes made in reinterpretation, especially as it relates to her relationship with Sir Lancelot.



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