The Four Branches of the Mabinogi:


a bibliography of recent scholarship

C. W. Sullivan (ed) The Mabinogi, A Book of Essays (New York, 1996). Essays listed below which are contained in this volume are marked with an *.

*J. Bollard "The Structure of the Four Branches of the Mabinogi" THSC (1974-5), 250-276.

* -- "The Role of Myth and Tradition in the Four Branches of the Mabinogi" CMCS 6 (1983), 67-86.

Catherine Byfield "Character and Conflict in the Four Branches of the Mabinogi" BBCS 40 (1993), 51-72.

*T. M. Charles-Edwards "The Date of the Four Branches of the Mabinogi" THSC (1970), 263-298.

Sioned Davies The Four Branches of the Mabinogi (Llandysul, 1993).

J. Fife "Legal Aspects of the Hunting Scene in 'Pwyll'" BBCS 39 (1992), 71-79.

P. Ford The Mabinogi and other Medieval Welsh Tales (Berkeley, 1977) esp. introduction.

* -- "Prologomena to a Reading of the Mabinogi: 'Pwyll Pendeuic Dyuet'" SC 16/17 (1981-2), 110-125.

*J. Gantz "Thematic Structure in the Four Branches of the Mabinogi" Medium Aevum 47 (1978), 247-254.

E. Hamp "Mabinogi" THSC (1974-5), 243-249.

*E. Hanson-Smith "'Pwyll Pendeuic Dyuet' : the narrative structure" SC 16/17 (1981-2), 126-134.

K. Jackson The International Popular Tale and Early Welsh Tradition (Cardiff, 1961).

Glyn Jones "Early Prose: the Mabinogi" in A Guide to Welsh Literature eds A. 0. H. Jarman and G. Hughes (Swansea, 1976), 189-202 .

*Sarah L. Keefer "The Lost Tale of Dylan in the Fourth Branch of the Mabinogi" SC 24/5 (1989-90), 26-37.

P. McCana The Mabinogi Writers of Wales (Cardiff, 1977), 21-61.

*Catherine McKenna "The Theme of Sovereignty in 'Pwyll'" BBCS 29 (1980), 35-52.

B. Maier and S. Zimmer (eds.)  150 Jahre “Mabinogion” -Deutsch-Walisische Kulturbeziehungen  Buchreihe der Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 19 (2001). 
Contains the following essays:
    S. Zimmer “Einleitung zur ersten Sektion: 150 Jahre Mabinogion” 5-10.
    G. Bauchhenss “Archäologisches zu einer gallorömischen Göttin” 11-22.
        T. M. Charles-Edwards “The Textual Tradition of Medieval Welsh Prose Tales and the Problem of Dating” 23-40.
        S. Davies “Der Aufbau der mündlicken Erzählung: Zum Einfluss des Erinnerungsvermögens und der Vortragsweise” 41-54.
    I. Hughes “The King’s Nephew” 55-66.
    C. Lloyd-Morgan “Gender and Violence in the Four Branches of the Mabinogi” 67-78.
    B. Maier “Maponos und Telipinu: zu einter Theorie W. J. Gruffydds” 79-90.
    J. F. Nagy “Folklore Studies and the Mabinogion” 91-100.
        B. F. Roberts “Die mittelkymrischen Prosaerzählungen: Nomenklatur und Klassifikation” 101-110.
    P. Sims-Williams “Clas Beuno and the Four Branches of the Mabinogi” 111-127

*Sean 0 Coileain "A Thematic Study of the Tale 'Pwyll Pendeuic Dyuet'" SC 12/13 (1977-8), 78-82.

Brynley Roberts "From Tradition Tale to Literary Story: Middle Welsh Prose Narratives" in The Craft of Fiction: Essays in Medieval Poetics ed. L. Arrathoon (Rochester MI, 1984), 211-230.

Patrick Sims-Williams "The Submission of Irish Kings in Fact and Fiction: Henry II, Bendigeidfran, and the Dating of the Four Branches of the Mabinogi" CMCS 22 (1991), 31-62.

*R. Valente "Gwydion and Aranrhod: crossing the borders of gender in 'Math'" BBCS 35 (1988), 1-9.

A. Welsh "The Traditional Narrative Motifs of the Four Branches of the Mabinogi" CMCS 15 (1988), 51-62.

-- "Tradition Tales and the Harmonizing of Story in 'Pwyll Pendeuic Dyuet'" CMCS 17 (1989), 15-42.

-- "Doubling and Incest in the Mabinogi" Speculum 65/2 (1990), 344-62.

*J. Wood "The Calumniated Wife in Medieval Welsh Literature" CMCS 10 (1985), 26-28.