About the Author
Dorsey Armstrong is Associate Professor of English and Medieval Literature at Purdue University. Her research interests include medieval women writers, late medieval print culture, and the Arthurian legend, on which she has published extensively. Her book Gender and the Chivalric Community in Sir Thomas Malory's Morte D'arthur was published by University Press of Florida in 2003. Her 36-part lecture series on "The Medieval World" will be available from The Teaching Company in late 2009. Currently, she is Editor-in-Chief of the academic journal Arthuriana, which publishes the most cutting-edge research on the legend of King Arthur from its medieval origins to its enactments in the present moment.