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The tale of Gamelyn


Titre:The tale of Gamelyn
Date:Vers 1350-1370
Forme:898 vers
Incipit:Lithes and listneth    and harkeneth aright,
and ye shul here    of a doughty knyght;
sire John of Boundes    was his name,
he coude of norture    and of mochel game…
Explicit:… they lyved togidere    the while that Crist wolde,
and sithen was Gamelyn    graven under molde.
And so shull we alle    may ther no man fle:
God bring us to that joye    that ever shal be!
Pour la liste complète, voir Database of Middle English Romance.
  1. Cambridge, University Library, Ii.3.26
  2. Cambridge, University Library, Mm.2.5
  3. London, British Library, Harley, 1758
  4. London, British Library, Harley, 7334
  5. London, British Library, Lansdowne, 851
  6. London, British Library, Royal, 18 C. II
  7. London, British Library, Sloane, 1685
  8. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Ashmole, 45, III, f. ?? [⇛ Description]
  9. Oxford, Corpus Christi College Library, ??
  10. Petworth (West Sussex), Petworth House, Canterbury Tales MS. [www]
Éditions anciennes
Éditions modernes
  • The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including the series edited, with prefaces, biographical and critical, by Dr. Samuel Johnson: and the most approved translations. The Additional Lives by Alexander Chalmers, London, Johnson etc., 1810, 21 t. (ici t. 1, p. 607-623) [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4, t. 5, t. 6, t. 7, t. 8, t. 9, t. 10, t. 11, t. 12, t. 13, t. 14, t. 15, t. 16, t. 17, t. 18, t. 19, t. 20, t. 21]
    • New York, Greenwood Press, 1969
    • Hildesheim et New York, Olms, 1970-1971
  • The Tale of Gamelyn from the Harleian MS. no. 7334, collated with six other MSS. edited with notes and a glossarial index by the Rev. Walter W. Skeat. Second edition, revised, Oxford, Clarendon Press (Clarendon Press Series), 1893, xl + 64 p. [GB] [IA]
    Édition antérieure:
    • The Tale of Gamelyn from the Harleian MS. no. 7334, collated with six other MSS. edited with notes and a glossarial index by the Rev. Walter W. Skeat, Oxford, Clarendon Press (Clarendon Press Series), 1884, xl + 64 p. [GB] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
  • The Tale of Gamelyn, edited by Walter W. Skeat, New Rochelle, Elston Press, 1901, lxx p. [IA]
  • Middle English Metrical Romances, edited by Walter Hoyt French and Charles Brockway Hale, New York, Prentice Hall, 1930, 2 t., x + 1041 p. — Réimpr.: New York, Russell and Russell, 1964.
  • Middle English Verse Romances, edited by Donald B. Sands, New York, Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1966. — Réimpr.: Liverpool, Liverpool University Press (Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies), 1986.
  • Robin Hood and Other Outlaw Tales, edited by Stephen Knight and Thomas Ohlgren, with contributions by Thomas E. Kelly et al., Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications for TEAMS and the University of Rochester (Middle English Texts), 2003, xv + 723 p. []
Traductions modernes
  • en anglais:
    • Early English Romances in Verse: Done into Modern English by Edith Rickert: Romances of Friendship, London, Chatto and Windus; New York, Duffield, 1908, xxiv + 184 p. (ici p. 85-116) [GB] [IA]
    • Medieval Outlaws: Twelve Tales in Modern English Translation, edited by Thomas H. Ohlgren, West Lafayette, Parlor Press, 2005, xxxv + 487 p.
  • Blake, N., « Chaucer, Gamelyn and the Cook's Tale », The Medieval Book and a Modern Collector: Essays in Honour of Toshiyuki Takamiya, éd. Takami Matsuda, Richard A. Linenthal et John Scahill, Woodbridge et Rochester, Brewer; Tokyo, Yushodo Press, 2004, p. 87-98.
  • Campbell, Leslie Jean, The Matter of England in Middle English Romance, Ph. D. dissertation, University of Mississippi, 1983, v + 155 p. [PQ]
  • Donnelly, Colleen, « Aristocratic veneer and the substance of verbal bonds in The Weddynge of Sir Gawen and Dame Ragnell and Gamelyn », Studies in Philology, 94:3, 1997, p. 321-343. []
  • Field, Rosalind, « The curious history of the matter of England », Boundaries in Medieval Romance, éd. Neil Cartlidge, Cambridge, Brewer (Studies in Medieval Romance, 6), 2008, p. 29-42.
    Compte rendu du recueil: Carolyne Larrington, dans The Medieval Review, 08.10.07. * [TMR]
  • Hoffman, Dean A., « "After Bale Comeþ Boote": narrative symmetry in the Tale of Gamelyn », Studia neophilologica, 60:2, 1988, p. 159-166. DOI: 10.1080/00393278808587996
  • Jost, Jean E., « Retribution in Gamelyn: a case in the courts », Crime and Punishment in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Age: Mental-Historical Investigations of Basic Human Problems and Social Responses, éd. Albrecht Classen et Connie Scarborough, Berlin, de Gruyter (Fundamentals of Medieval and Early Modern Culture, 11), 2012, p. 175-188.
  • Kaeuper, Richard W., « An historian's reading of the Tale of Gamelyn », Medium Ævum, 52, 1983, p. 51-62.
  • Lindner, F., « The Tale of Gamelyn », Englische Studien, 2, 1879, p. 113-114 et 321.
  • Shannon, Edgar F., Jr., « Mediaeval law in The Tale of Gamelyn », Speculum, 26:3, 1951, p. 458-464. DOI: 10.2307/2850865
  • Swanton, M. J., « "A ram and a ring," Gamelyn 172 ff. », English Language Notes, 20, 1983, p. 8-10.
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Rédaction: Laurent Brun
Dernière mise à jour: 3 décembre 2018