Title

No Pain, No Gain: Violence as Symbolic Capital in Malory's Morte d'Arthur

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Summer 1998

Abstract

Romances like Malory's Morte d'Arthur endorse a sexual economy of structured violent exchanges in which masculinity is builty around the continual circulation of women and wealth as rewards for sanctioned violence.

Journal

Arthuriana

Volume

8

Issue

2

First Page

115

Last Page

134