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Sir Gowther

Bibliographie

Titre: 
Date:Vers 1400
Langue:Anglais
Genre:Roman
Forme:756 vers
Contenu:Roman s'inspirant de la légende de Robert le Diable.
Incipit:God, that art of myghtis most,
Fader and Sone and Holy Gost,
that bought man on Rode so dere,
shilde us from the fowle fende…
Explicit:… owt off a law of Breyteyn.
Jesu Cryst, Goddys son,
gyff us myght with Hym to won,
that Lord that is most of meyn. Amen.
Explicit Syr Gother.
Manuscrits
  1. Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates, 19.3.1, f. 11r-28r (A)
  2. London, British Library, Royal, 17. B. XLIII, f. 116r-131v (B)
Éditions modernes
  • Select Pieces of Early Popular Poetry: Re-published Principally from Early Printed Copies, in the Black Letter, [éd. Edward Vernon Utterson], London, Pickering, 1825, 2 t. [GB: t. 1, t. 2] [IA: t. 1, t. 2]
    Édition antérieure:
    • Select Pieces of Early Popular Poetry: Re-published Principally from Early Printed Copies, in the Black Letter, [éd. Edward Vernon Utterson], London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1817, 2 t. [GB] [IA: t. 1, t. 2]
  • Sir Gowther. Eine englische Romanze aus dem XV Jahrhundert kritisch herausgegeben nebst einer litterarhistorischen Untersuchung über ihre Quelle sowie den gesamten ihr verwandten Sagen- und Legenden-Kreis mit Zugrundelegung der Sage von Robert dem Teufel von Karl Breul, Oppeln, Franck's Buchhandlung (Georg Maske), 1886, xvi + 243 p. [GB] [IA]
    Édition antérieure:
    • Breul, Karl, Sir Gowther. Eine englische Romanze aus dem XV. Jahrhundert, Weimar, Hof-Buchdruckerei, 1883, [v] + 40 p. [GB] [IA]
  • Novelli, Cornelius, Sir Gowther (an Edition), Ph. D. dissertation, University of Notre Dame, 1963, vi + 186 p. [PQ]
  • The Breton Lays in Middle English, edited by Thomas C. Rumble, Detroit, Wayne State University Press (Waynebook, 25), 1965, xxx + 269 p.
    Réimpression:
    • 1967
    Édition de la version de la BL.
  • Six Middle English Romances, edited with an introduction by Maldwyn Mills, London, Dent; Totowa, Rowman and Littlefield (Everyman's University Library, 1090), 1973, xxxiii + 224 p.
    Réimpression:
    • 1992
    Édition de la version de la NLS.
  • The Middle English Breton Lays, edited by Anne Laskaya and Eve Salisbury, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications, 1995. [www]
Traductions modernes
  • en français:
    • Les lais bretons moyen-anglais, traduits et présentés par Jean-Jacques Blanchot, Guy Bourquin, Hélène Dauby, Philippe Mahoux-Pauzin, Anne Mathieu, Marthe Mensah, Colette Stévanovitch, Claire Vial et Martine Yvernault, Turnhout, Brepols (Textes vernaculaires du Moyen Âge, 9), 2010, p. 303-351.
Études
  • Blamires, Alcuin, « The twin demons of aristocratic society in Sir Gowther », Pulp Fictions of Medieval England: Essays in Popular Romance, éd. Nicola McDonald, Manchester et New York, Manchester University Press, 2004, p. 45-62. [oapen.org]
  • Bradstock, Margaret, « The penitential pattern in Sir Gowther », Parergon, 20, 1978, p. 3-10.
  • Bradstock, E. M., « Sir Gowther: secular hagiography or hagiographical romance or neither? », AUMLA: Journal of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, 59, 1983, p. 26-47.
  • Chen, Anna, « Consuming childhood: Sir Gowther and National Library of Scotland MS Advocates 19.3.1 », Journal of English and Germanic Philology, 111:3, 2012, p. 360.
  • Cohen, Jeffrey J., « Gowther among the dogs: becoming inhuman c. 1400 », Becoming Male in the Middle Ages, éd. Jeffrey J. Cohen et Bonnie Wheeler, New York et London, 1997, p. 219-244.
  • Gilbert, Jane, « Unnatural mothers and monstrous children in The King of Tars and Sir Gowther », Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts in Late Medieval Britain, éd. Jocelyn Wogan-Browne et al., Turnhout, Brepols, 2000, p. 329-344.
  • 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]
  • Hostetter, Aaron, « Sir Gowther: table manners and aristocratic identity », Studies in Philology, 114:3, 2017, p. 497-516.
  • Huber, Emily Rebekah, « Redeeming the dog: Sir Gowther », The Chaucer Review, 50:3/4, 2015, p. 284.
  • Marchalonis, Shirley, « Sir Gowther: the process of a romance », The Chaucer Review, 6:1, 1971, p. 14-29. [Muse] DOI: 10.2307/25093176
  • Montano, Jesus, « Sir Gowther: imagining race in late medieval England », Meeting the Foreign in the Middle Ages, éd. Albrecht Classen, New York, Routledge, 2002, p. 118-132.
  • Ogle, M. B., « The orchard scene in Tydorel and Sir Gowther », The Romanic Review, 13, 1922, p. 47-53.
  • Ravenel, Florence Leftwich, « Tydorel and Sir Gowther », Publications of the Modern Language Association, 20:1, 1905, p. 152-178. [Jstor] [GB] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2] [HT] DOI: 10.2307/456604
  • Robson, Margaret, « Animal magic: moral regeneration in Sir Gowther », The Yearbook of English Studies, 22, 1992, p. 140-153. [Jstor] DOI: 10.2307/3508381
  • Saunders, Corinne J., « "Symtyme the fend": questions of rape in Sir Gowther », Studies in English Language and Literature: "Doubt Wisely": Papers in Honour of E. G. Stanley, éd. M. J. Toswell et E. M. Tyler, London, 1996, p. 286-303.
  • Vandelinde, Henry, « Sir Gowther: saintly knight and knightly saint », Neophilologus, 80:1, 1996, p. 139-147. [SL] DOI: 10.1007/BF00430025
  • Zacher, Samantha, « Sir Gowther's canine penance: forms of animal asceticism from cynic philosophy to medieval romance », The Chaucer Review, 52:4, 2017, p. 426.
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. 132, no 1394)
    Dictionnaires: DEAF Boss
  • Database of Middle English Romance
Rédaction: Laurent Brun
Compléments: Serena Modena
Dernière mise à jour: 12 septembre 2018