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Torrent of Portyngale


Titre:Torrent of Portyngale; Torrent of Portugal
Date:Vers 1400
Forme:1866 vers
Incipit:Here bygynneth a good tale
of Torrente of Portyngale.

God, that ys worthy and Bold,
Heuen and Erthe haue In hold,
Fyld, watyr, and wynde,
Yeve vse grace hevyn to wyne…
Explicit:… With toures fayre and bryght.
Therof I-wys she was fayne,
She set hir downe, as I herd sayne,
Hir chyldren for to dyght.
Manuscrits Éditions anciennes
  1. Torent of Portyngale
    [London], [Richard Pynson], [vers 1505]
    ARLIMA: EA2875   USTC: 500881   ESTC: S1155
  2. Torent of Portyngale
    [London], [Wynkyn de Worde], [vers 1507-1508]
    ARLIMA: EA2876   USTC: 501084   ESTC: S1156
Éditions modernes
  • Torrent of Portugal. An English metrical romance. Now first published from an unique manuscript of the fifteenth century, preserved in the Chetham Library at Manchester. Edited by James Orchard Halliwell, London, Smith, 1842, xii + 120 p. [GB] [IA]
  • Torrent of Portyngale. Re-edited from the unique MS. in the Chetham Library, Manchester, by E. Adam, London, Trübner (Early English Text Society. Extra Series, 51), 1887, xxxiv + 120 p. [GB] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
    • Woodbridge et Rochester, Boydell and Brewer, 2002
  • Sir Torrent of Portingale, edited by James Wade, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University, 2017, vii + 126 p.
Traductions modernes
  • Adam, Erich, Ueber Torrent of Portyngale, Görlitz, Gretsel, 1887, xxxiii p. [IA]
  • Bode, Walter, Die Romanze Sir Torrent of Portyngale. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der mittelenglische Literatur, Dissertation, Kiel, 1925.
  • Charbonneau, Joanne, « Transgressive fathers in Sir Eglamour of Artois and Torrent of Portyngale », Discourses on Love, Marriage, and Transgression in Medieval and Early Modern Literature, éd. Albrecht Classen, Tempe, Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 278), 2004, p. 243-265.
Répertoires bibliographiques
Rédaction: Laurent Brun
Dernière mise à jour: 2 mai 2018