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Le Morte Arthur

Bibliographie

Généralités
  • Bruce, J. Douglas, « The development of the Mort Arthur theme in mediaeval romance », The Romanic Review, 4, 1913, p. 403-471. [GB] [Gallica] [IA] [HT]
  1. Version en strophes (ang. stanzaic)

    Titre:Stanzaic Morte Arthur
    Date:Vers 1350
    Langue:Anglais
    Genre:Roman
    Forme:Huitains de vers octosyllabiques rimant abababab
    Contenu:Adaptation anglaise du roman anonyme en prose La mort le roi Artu.
    Incipit: 
    Explicit: 
    Voir aussi:Thomas Malory, Morte Darthur
    Manuscrits
    1. London, British Library, Harley, 2252, f. 86r-133v [⇛ Description]
    Éditions anciennes
    Éditions modernes
    • Le Morte Arthur. The Adventures of Sir Launcelot du Lake, edited by Thomas Ponton, London, Bulmer for the Roxburghe Club, 1819. [GB] [IA]
    • Le Morte Arthur. Edited from the Harleian MS. 2252 in the British Museum by F. J. Furnivall. With a prefatory essay on Arthur by the late Herbert Coleridge, London et Cambridge, MacMillan, 1864, lvi + 191 p. [GB] [IA]
    • Le Morte Arthur, a romance in stanzas of eight lines, re-edited from MS. Harley 2252, in the British Museum, with introduction, notes, glossary and index of names by J. Douglas Bruce, London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner and Co. (Early English Text Society. Extra Series, 88), 1903, xxx + 148 p. [GB] [IA]
      Réimpression:
      • Millwood, Kraus, 1973
    • Le Morte Arthur, a Middle English metrical romance edited by Samuel B. Hemingway, Boston, New York et Chicago, Houghton Mifflin; Cambridge, Riverside Press (The Riverside Literature Series), 1912, ix + 166 p. [GB] [IA]
    • Liste complète: Database of Middle English Romance
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • Ellis, George, Specimens of Early English Metrical Romances, Chiefly Written During the Early Part of the Fourteenth Century; to which is Prefixed an Historical Introduction, Intended to Illustrate the Rise and Progress of Romantic Composition in France and England. A new edition, revised by J. O. Halliwell, London, Bohn (Bohn's Antiquarian Library), 1848, viii + 600 p. (ici p. 143-187) [GB] [IA]
        Éditions antérieures:
        • Ellis, George, Specimens of Early English Metrical Romances, Chiefly Written During the Early Part of the Fourteenth Century; to which is Prefixed an Historical Introduction, Intended to Illustrate the Rise and Progress of Romantic Composition in France and England, London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme; Edinburgh, Constable, 1805, 3 t., vii + 387, [iv] + 404, [iv] + 419 p. [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3]
        • Ellis, George, Specimens of Early English Metrical Romances, Chiefly Written During the Early Part of the Fourteenth Century; to which is Prefixed an Historical Introduction, Intended to Illustrate the Rise and Progress of Romantic Composition in France and England, London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1811, 3 t., vii + 408, [iv] + 419, [iv] + 432 p. [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3]
    Études
    • Bruce, J. Douglas, « The Middle English metrical romance Le Morte Arthur (Harleian MS. 2252): its sources and its relation to Sir Thomas Malory's Morte Darthur », Anglia, 23, 1901, p. 67-100. [DZ] [GB] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2, ex. 3]
    • Bruce, J. Douglas, « A reply to Dr. Sommer concerning the relations of Malory's Morte D'Arthur and the Middle English romance, Le Morte Arthur, preserved in the Harleian MS. 2252 », Anglia, 30, 1907, p. 209-216. [DZ] [GB] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
    • Bruce, J. D., « The development of the Mort Arthur theme in mediaeval romance », Romance Review, 4, 1913, p. 403-471.
    • Donaldson, E. Talbot, « Malory and the stanzaic Le Morte Arthur », Studies in Philology, 47:3, 1950, p. 460-472. [jstor.org]
    • O'Sharkey, Eithne M., « King Arthur's prophetic dreams and the role of Mordred in Layamon's Brut and the alliterative Morte Arthure », Romania, 99, 1978, p. 347-362.
    • Sommer, H. Oskar, « On Dr. Douglas Bruce's article: "The Middle English romance Le Morte Arthur, Harl. MS. 2252." etc. », Anglia, 29, 1906, p. 529-538. [DZ] [GB: ex. 1, ex. 2] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
    • Wilson, Robert H., « Malory, the stanzaic Morte Arthur, and the Mort Artu », Modern Philology, 37:2, 1939-1940, p. 125-138. [jstor.org]
  2. Version en vers allitératifs

    Titre:Alliterative Morte Arthure
    Date:Vers 1400
    Langue:Anglais
    Genre:Roman
    Forme:4346 vers
    Contenu:Adaptation anglaise du roman anonyme en prose La mort le roi Artu.
    Incipit:Here begynnes Morte Arthure.
    Now grett glorious godd | thurghe grace of hym seluene,
    and the precyous prayere | of hys prys modyr…
    Explicit:Here endes Morte Arthure, writene by Robert of Thorthone.
    (d'une main plus récente:) R. Thornton dictus, qui scripsit sit benedictus. Amen.
    Voir aussi:Thomas Malory, Morte Darthur
    Manuscrits
    1. Lincoln, Cathedral Library, 91 (A. I. 17), f. 53r-98v [⇛ Description]
      « Thornton manuscript ».
    Éditions anciennes
    Éditions modernes
    • Morte Arthure. The alliterative romance of the death of king Arthur. Now first printed from a manuscript in Lincoln Cathedral. Edited by James Orchard Halliwell, Brixton Hill, « for private circulation only », 1847, xxiii + 368 p. [GB] [IA]
    • Liste complète: Database of Middle English Romance
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • The Alliterative Morte Arthure; The Owl and the Nightingale, and Five Other Middle English Poems in a modernized version with comments on the poems and notes, by John Gardner, Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press; London, Feffer and Simons (Arcturus Books), 1971, xi + 298 p.
    Études
    • Benson, Larry D., « The alliterative Morte Arthure and medieval tragedy », Tennessee Studies in Literature, 11, 1966, p. 75-87.
    • Benson, Larry D., « The date of the alliterative Morte Arthure », Mediaeval Studies in Honor of Lillian Herlands Hornstein, éd. J. B. Bessinger, Jr., et Robert R. Raymo, New York, New York University Press, 1976, p. 20-29. — Réimpr. dans Contradictions: from Beowulf to Chaucer. Selected Studies of Larry D. Benson, éd. Theodore M. Andersson et Stephen A. Barney Aldershot, Scholar Press, 1995, p. 155-174.
    • Eadie, J., « The alliterative Morte Arthure: structure and meaning », English Studies, 63, 1982, p. 1-12.
    • Göller, Karl Heinz, éd., The Alliterative Morte Arthure: A Reassessment of the Poem, Cambridge, Brewer, 1981.
    • Hamel, Mary, « The dream of a king: the alliterative Morte Arthure and Dante », The Chaucer Review, 14, 1980, p. 298-312.
    • Kelly, H. A., « The non-tragedy of Arthur », Medieval English Religious and Ethical Literature: Essays in Honor of G. H. Russell, éd. Gregory Kratzmann et James Simpson, Cambridge et Dover, Brewer, 1986, p. 92-114.
    • Kennedy, Edward Donald, « Generic intertextuality in the English Alliterative Morte Arthure: the Italian connection », Text and Intertext in Medieval Arthurian Literature, éd. Norris J. Lacy, New York et London, Garland (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, 1997), 1996, p. 41-56.
      Réimpr.: New York et Abingdon, Routledge, 2012.
    • Matthews, William, The Tragedy of Arthur: A Study of the Alliterative "Morte Arthure", Berkeley, University of California Press, 1960.
    • Miles, Brent, « "Lyouns full lothely": dream interpretation and Boethian denaturing in the alliterative Morte Arthure », Arthuriana, 18:1, 2008, p. 41-62. [jstor.org]
    • Neilson, Geo., « Three footnotes », An English Miscellany Presented to Dr. Furnivall in Honour of his Seventy-Fifth Birthday, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1901, p. 382-385. [GB] [IA]
    • Porter, Elizabeth, « Chaucer's knight, the alliterative Morte Arthure and medieval laws of war: a reconsideration », Nottingham Medieval Studies, 27, 1983, p. 56-78.
    • Schray, Kateryna A. Rudnytzky, « The plot in miniature: Arthur's battle on Mont St. Michel in the alliterative Morte Arthure », Studies in Philology, 101, 2004, p. 1-19.
    • Vale, Juliet, « Law and diplomacy in the alliterative Morte Arthure », Nottingham Medieval Studies, 23, 1979, p. 31-46.
    • Westover, Jeff, « Arthur's end: the king's emasculation in the alliterative Morte Arthure », The Chaucer Review, 32, 1998, p. 310-324.
Répertoires bibliographiques
  • Bossuat, Robert, Manuel bibliographique de la littérature française du Moyen Âge, Melun, Librairie d'Argences (Bibliothèque elzévirienne. Nouvelle série. Études et documents), 1951, xxxiv + 638 p. (ici p. 188, nos 2017 et 2019-2020)
    Dictionnaires: DEAF Boss
  • Database of Middle English Romance (Stanzaic Morte Arthur)
  • Database of Middle English Romance (Alliterative Morte Arthur)
Rédaction: Laurent Brun
Dernière mise à jour: 20 avril 2019