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Firumbras

Bibliographie

Titre:Kynge Charlys (ms., expl.); Firumbras (éd. O'Sullivan)
Date:Dernier quart du XIVe siècle
Langue:Anglais
Genre: 
Forme:1840 vers (incomplet du début)
Contenu:Version de la légende de Fierabras inspirée de la chanson de geste française.
Incipit:God for hys grace sschylde vs from schame
Her basnettys and her helmys they lacydyn well
And her gode swerdys that were made of stell…
Explicit:… Nowe endyth thys gest nowe here
Off Firumbras de Alsavndre and Sir Olyuer
And also of Charlemayn that gode holy kyng
Our Lord graunt that it so be
Seyth all amen pur charite.
Off the sarysins that were slawe in that wendyng.
v.c.m' in Charlys tyme the kyng.
Explicit Kynge Charlys.
Manuscrits
  1. London, British Library, Additional, 37492, f. 1r-30r [⇛ Description]
Éditions anciennes
Éditions modernes
  • "Firumbras" and "Otuel and Roland", edited from MS. British Museum Addit. 37492 by Mary Isabelle O'Sullivan, London, Oxford University Press (Early English Text Society. Original Series, 198), 1935, lxxxviii + 191 p.
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. 379-404) [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
  • Ailes, Marianne, A Comparative Study of the Medieval French and Middle English Verse Texts of the "Fierabras" Legend, Ph. D. dissertation, Reading University, 1989.
  • Ailes, Marianne, « Comprehension problems and their resolution in the Middle English verse translations of Fierabras », Forum for Modern Language Studies, 35:4, 1999, p. 396-407. [www] DOI: 10.1093/fmls/XXXV.4.396
Répertoires bibliographiques
Rédaction: Laurent Brun
Dernière mise à jour: 3 janvier 2019