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Robert of Cisyle

Bibliographie

Titre:Kyng Roberd of Cysylle (éd. Utterson); Robert of Cisyle (éd. Foster); Roberd of Cisyle (éd. Nuck)
Date:Fin du XIVe siècle
Langue:Anglais
Genre:Roman
Forme:517 vers
Contenu:Roman
Incipit:Princes proude that beth in pres,
I wol you telle thing, not lees!
In Cisyle was a noble kyng,
fair and strong and sumdel yyng…
Explicit:… Crist, that for us gon dye,
in His kyneriche let us ben heighe,
evermore to ben above,
Ther is joye, cumfort and love. Amen.
Manuscrits
  1. Cambridge, Gonville and Caius College Library, 174, p. 456-468
  2. Cambridge, University Library, Ff.2.38, f. 254r-257v [⇛ Description]
  3. Cambridge, University Library, Ii.4.9, f. 87v-93v
  4. Dublin, Trinity College Library, 432 B, f. 60r-61v
  5. London, British Library, Harley, 525, f. 35r-43v
  6. London, British Library, Harley, 1701 (anc. Harley Plutarch 1701), f. 92-95
  7. London, British Library, Additional, 22283, f. 90v-91v
  8. London, British Library, Additional, 34801, f. 2
  9. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Eng. Poet. a. 1, f. 300r-301r [⇛ Description]
    « Vernon manuscript ».
  10. Oxford, Trinity College Library, D. 57, f. 165r-167r
Éditions anciennes
Éditions modernes
  • Kyng Roberd of Cysylle, [éd. Edward Vernon Utterson], London, Whittingham, 1839, 27 p. [GB] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
  • Nugae Poeticae. Select Pieces of Old English Popular Poetry Illustrating the Manners and Arts of the Fifteenth Century. Edited by James Orchard Halliwell, London, John Russell Smith, 1844, xi + 72 p. (ici p. 49-63) [GB] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
  • Remains of the Early Popular Poetry of England; collected and edited, with introductions and notes, by W. Carew Hazlitt, London, Smith, 1864-1866, 4 t. (ici t. 1, p. 264-288) [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
  • Sammlung Altenglischer Legenden, grösstentheils zum ersten Male herausgegeben von C. Horstmann, Heilbronn, Henninger, 1878, 228 p. (ici p. 209-219) [GB] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
  • Nuck, Richard, Roberd of Cisyle, Berlin, Bernstein, 1887, 58 p. [GB] [IA]
  • A Literary Middle English Reader, edited by Albert Stanburrough Cook, Boston etc., Ginn, 1915, xxviii + 554 p. (ici p. 167-173) [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
    Édition d'un extrait.
  • Middle English Metrical Romances, edited by Walter Hoyt French and Charles Brockway Hale, New York, Prentice Hall, 1930, 2 t. — Réimpr.: New York, Russell and Russell, 1964.
  • Mittelenglische Dichtungen aus der Handschrift 432 des Trinity College in Dublin: ein Chaucer-Bruchstück, Palamon und Ersyte, Robert von Sizilien, eine Parabel aus der Barlaam-Legende, ein Marienwunder, Lehrgedichte, Stimmungs- und Schlachtenbilder aus der Zeit der Rosenkriege. Herausgegeben von Rudolf Brotanek, Halle/Saale, Niemeyer, 1940.
  • The Vernon Manuscript: A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS. Eng. Poet. a. 1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle, Cambridge, 1987.
  • Powell, Stephen D., Textual and Generic Instability in the Middle English "Roberd of Cisyle": A Study with Critical Edition, Ph. D. dissertation, University of Toronto, 1995.
  • Amis and Amiloun; Robert of Cisyle; and Sir Amadace, edited by Edward E. Foster. Second edition, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts Series), 2007, vii + 130 p. [lib.rochester.edu]
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. 474-479) [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]
    • A Wonder Book of Old Romance, by F. J. Harvey Darton, illustrated by A. G. Walker, London, Wells Gardner Darton, [1907], xix + 424 p. (ici p. 56-64) [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
      Réimpression:
      • A Wonder Book of Old Romance, by F. J. Harvey Darton, illustrated by A. G. Walker, New York, Stokes, [1907], xix + 424 p. [IA]
Études
  • Baker, Joan, « Deposuit potentes: apocalyptic rhetoric in the Middle English Robert of Sicily », Medieval Perspective, 12, 1997, p. 26-45.
  • Hamilton, Donna B., « Some romance sources for King Lear: Robert of Sicily and Robert the Devil », Studies in Philology, 71:2, 1974, p. 173-191. [jstor.org]
  • Hibbard (Loomis), Laura A., Mediæval Romance in England: A Study of the Sources and Analogues of the Non-Cyclic Metrical Romances. New edition with supplementary bibliographical index (1926-1959), New York, Franklin (Burt Franklin Bibliographical Reference Series, 17), 1963, viii + 350 p. [IA]
    Éditions antérieures:
    • Hibbard, Laura A., Mediæval Romance in England: A Study of the Sources and Analogues of the Non-Cyclic Metrical Romances, New York, Oxford University Press, 1924, viii + 342 p. [HT] [IA]
    • Hibbard (Loomis), Laura A., Mediæval Romance in England: A Study of the Sources and Analogues of the Non-Cyclic Metrical Romances. New edition with supplementary bibliographical index (1926-1959), New York, Franklin (Burt Franklin Bibliographical Reference Series, 17), 1960, viii + 350 p. [HT] [IA]
  • Hopkins, Andrea, « Roberd of Cisyle », The Sinful Knights: A Study of Middle English Penitential Romance, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1990, 179-195.
  • Hornstein, Lillian Herlands, « King Robert of Sicily: a new manuscript », Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, 78, 1963, p. 453-458.
  • Hornstein, Lillian Herlands, « King Robert of Sicily: analogues and origins », PMLA, 79, 1964, p. 453-58.
  • Kölbing, E., « Kleine Beiträge zur Erklärung, Textkritik und Phraseologie mittelenglischer Dichter », Englische Studien, 13, 1889, p. 133-140. (ici p. 136-138) [GB] [HT] [IA]
  • Mehl, Dieter, The Middle English Romances of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries, London, Routledge, 1968.
  • Olsen, Alexandra Hennessey, « The return of the king: a reconsideration of Robert of Sicily », Folklore, 93, 1982, p. 216-219.
  • Olsen, Alexandra Hennessey, « Oral tradition in the Middle English romance: the case of Robert of Cisyle », Oral Poetics in Middle English Poetry, éd. M. C. Amodio, New York, Garland, 1994, p. 71-87.
  • Powell, Stephen D., « Transforming the proud king transformed: Robert of Sicily », Modern Retellings of Chivalric Texts, éd. Gloria Allaire, Aldershot, Ashgate, 1999.
  • Powell, Stephen D., « Multiplying textuality: generic migration in the manuscripts of Roberd of Cisyle », Anglia, 116:2, 1998, p. 171-197. [DZ] DOI: 10.1515/angl.1998.116.2.171
  • Simons, John, « A Byzantine identity for Robert of Cisyle », The Matter of Identity in Medieval Romance, éd. Phillipa Hardman, Cambridge, Brewer, 2002, p. 103-112.
  • Southworth, John, Fools and Jesters at the English Court, Stroud, Sutton, 1998, viii + 216 p. + [16] p. de pl.
    Réimpressions:
    • 2003
    • 2011
  • Yoon, Ju Ok, « King Robert as the illiterate fool in Robert of Cisyle », Journal of British and America Studies, 29, 2013, p. 127-148. [www]
Répertoires bibliographiques
Rédaction: Laurent Brun
Dernière mise à jour: 12 décembre 2019