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The pistel of swete Susan

Bibliographie

Auteur:Hucheon (Hochown) of the Awle Ryale selon certains
Titre:The Pystyl of Swete Susan; The Pistel of Swete Susan
Date:Fin du XIVe siècle
Langue:Anglais
Genre: 
Forme:366 vers
Contenu:Récit de la légende de sainte Suzanne d'après le livre de Daniel.
Incipit:Ther was in Babiloine a bern in that borw riche
that was a Jeuw jentil, and Joachim he hiht.
He was so lele in his lawe ther lived non him liche.
Of alle riches that renke arayed he was riht…
Explicit:… Hose leeveth on that Lord, thar him not lees,
that thus his servaunt saved that schold ha be schent
    In sete.
  This ferlys bifel
  in the days of Danyel,
  the pistel witnesseth wel
    of that profete.
Jhesu Crist, with mylde stevene,
graunt us alle the blisse of Hevene. Amen.
Manuscrits
  1. London, British Library, Additional, 22283, f. 125v-126r [⇛ Description]
    « Simeon manuscript ».
  2. London, British Library, Cotton, Caligula A. II, f. 3r-5r
  3. New York, Morgan Library, M.818, f. 1r-5r
  4. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Eng. Poet. a. 1, f. 317 [⇛ Description]
    « Vernon manuscript ».
  5. San Marino (USA), Huntington Library, HM 114, f. 184v-190v
    Ancien ms. Phillipps 8252.
Éditions anciennes
Éditions modernes
  • Horstmann, C., « Die Legenden von Celestin und Susanna », Anglia, 1, 1878, p. 55-101. (ici p. 85-101) [DZ] [GB] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2] DOI: 10.1515/angl.1878.1878.1.55
    Édition d'après le ms. Vernon.
  • Huchown's Pistel of swete Susan. Kritische Ausgabe von Dr. Hans Köster, Straßburg, Trübner (Quellen und Forschungen zur Sprach- und Culturgeschichte der germanischen Völker, 76), 1895, [viii] + 98 p. [GB] [IA]
    Édition antérieure:
    • Köster, Hans, Huchown's Pistel of swete Susan. Kritische Ausgabe: 1. Teil, Straßburg, Trübner, 1895, [vii] + 63 p. [GB] [IA]
  • Scottish Alliterative Poems in Riming Stanzas, edited with introduction, appendix, notes, and glossary by F. J. Amours, Edinburgh et London, Blackwood for The Scottish Text Society, 1897, xci + 481 p. [GB] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
  • Susannah: an alliterative poem of the fourteenth century edited by Alice Miskimin, New Haven, Yale University Press (Yale Studies in English, 170), 1969, xvii + 255 p.
    Compte rendu: E. J. Dobson, dans Notes and Queries, 216, 1971, p. 110-116.
  • The Vernon Manuscript: A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS. Eng. Poet. a. 1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle, Cambridge, 1987.
  • Turville-Petre, Thorlac, Alliterative Poetry of the Later Middle Ages: An Anthology, Washington, Catholic University of America Press; London, Routledge (Routledge Medieval English Texts), 1989, xiii + 261 p.
  • Heroic Women from the Old Testament in Middle English Verse, edited by Russell A. Peck, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts), 1991, x + 157 p. [lib.rochester.edu]
Traductions modernes
Études
  • Brade, Gustav, Über Huchown's Pistil of swete Susan, Trebnitz in Schles., Maretzke und Märtin, 1892, 64 p. [GB] [IA]
  • Kellogg, Alfred L., « Susannah and the Merchant's Tale », Speculum, 35:2, 1960, p. 275-279. [Jstor] DOI: 10.2307/2851344
  • MacCracken, Henry Noble, « Concerning Huchown », Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, 25:3, 1910, p. 507-534. [Jstor] [IA] [HT] DOI: 10.2307/456736
  • Turville-Petre, Thorlac, « Three poems in the thirteen-line stanza », Review of English Studies, n. s., 25, 1974, p. 1-14.
Répertoires bibliographiques
Rédaction: Laurent Brun
Dernière mise à jour: 12 janvier 2019