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The jeaste of Sir Gawain

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Titre:The jeaste of Sir Gawain; The jest of Sir Gawaine
Date:Seconde moitié du XVe siècle
Langue:Anglais
Genre:Roman
Forme:541 vers
Contenu:Récit des aventures du chevalier Gauvain s'inspirant probablement de deux épisodes relatés dans la Première continuation du Conte du Graal.
Incipit:And sayde, "I dreede no threte;
I have founde youe here in my chase."
And in hys armes he gan her brace,
with kyssynge of mowthes sweete…
Explicit:… and in hye heaven to be dwellynge;
and that we all maye, upon domesdaye,
come to the blysse that lasteth aye,
where we maye here thy Aungels synge.
Amen.
Here endeth the Jeaste of Syr Gawayne.
Manuscrits
  1. London, British Library, Harley, 5927, n° 32
  2. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Douce, 261, f. 15r-25v
Éditions anciennes
  • The jest of Sir Gawaine
    [London], Joyn Butler, [vers 1528]
    ARLIMA: EA3053   USTC: 502051   ESTC: S2682
  • The jest of Sir Gawaine
    [London], [John Mychell pour Johan Butler], [vers 1530-1532]
    ARLIMA: EA3054   USTC: 518379   ESTC: S92647
  • The jest of Sir Gawaine
    London, Thomas Petyt, [vers 1540]
    ARLIMA: EA3055   USTC: 503156   ESTC: S125590
Éditions modernes
  • Syr Gawayne; a Collection of Ancient Romance-Poems, by Scotish and English Authors, Relating to that Celebrated Knight of the Round Table, with an introduction, notes, and a glossary. By Sir Frederic Madden, London, Taylor, 1839, lxix + 431 p. (ici p. 207-223) [GB] [IA]
  • The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, éd. Francis James Child, New York, Houghton, Mifflin, and Company, 1884-1898, 5 t. — Réimpr.: New York, Dover Publications, 1965.
  • Sir Gawain: Eleven Romances and Tales, edited by Thomas Hahn, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts), 1995, xi + 439 p. [lib.rochester.edu]
Traductions modernes
  • en anglais:
    • The Knightly Tales of Sir Gawain, with introductions and translations by Louis B. Hall, Chicago, Nelson-Hall, 1976, [v] + 186 p. (ici p. 109-125) [IA]
Études
  • Ackerman, Robert W., « The Gest of Sir Gawain », Arthurian Literature in the Middle Ages: A Collaborative History, éd. Roger Sherman Loomis, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1959 [réimpr.: 1961; 1967; 1974; 1979; London, 2001], p. 500-501.
  • Bennett, R. E., « The sources of The Jeaste of Syr Gawayne », The Journal of English and Germanic Philology, 33:1, 1934, p. 57-63. [jstor.org] DOI: 10.2307/2855909
Répertoires bibliographiques
Rédaction: Laurent Brun
Dernière mise à jour: 2 décembre 2018