Episode 13: The State of Chivalry

Segment 1: Swinging for Chivalry with the Home Run King

Segment 2: Prof. Nancy Vogeley and the State of Chivalry

  • Prof. Nancy Vogeley is author of the article How Chivalry Formed the Myth of California (Link no longer available), which appeared in the journal Modern Language Quarterly (Link no longer available), vol. 62, issue 2, June 2001. Back issues can be ordered through Duke University, but the journal is also available through most university and larger public libraries.
  • Text from the book Sergas de Esplandian (Link no longer available), from which the name California was taken, describing Queen Calafia and her amazon paradise.

Segment 3: A Symbol of Sacrifice From the Middle Ages Flies High