Michael Salda

Professor of English


Publications: La Bibliothèque de François Ier au Château de Blois, The Malory Debate: Essays on the Texts of Le Morte Darthur (co-edited), five volumes of Chaucer Yearbook (co-edited), Arthurian Animation: A Study of Cartoon Camelots on Film and Television; articles that include "Northern Lite: A Brief History of Animated Vikings," "When Women Learn to Write in Old French Prose Romance," "'What's Up, Duke?' A Brief History of Arthurian Animation," "William Faulkner's Arthurian Tale: Mayday," "Pages from History: The Medieval Palace of Westminster as a Source for the Dreamer’s Chamber in the Book of the Duchess," and "Reconsidering Vinaver's Sources for Malory's 'Tristram'"; and three popular online archives—the Cinderella Project, the Little Red Riding Hood Project, and the Jack and the Beanstalk/Jack the Giant Killer Project—based on original materials housed in USM's de Grummond Children's Literature Research Collection. 

Current projects: a comprehensive study of the depiction of Vikings in animated cartoons and an essay on Depression-era animated cartoons that employ medieval settings.

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