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The myrour of recluses

Bibliographie

Titre:The mirrowr of recluses (ms. Heywood Bright, inc.); Speculum inclusorum (ms. Heywood Bright, expl.); The myrour of recluses (éd. Jones 1996)
Date:Deuxième quart du XVe siècle
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Langue:Anglais
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Forme:Prose
Contenu:Traduction du Speculum inclusorum.
Incipit:Here bygynneth the boke that is callid in Englysch the Mirrowr of recluses.
[Prologue]
Forasmoche as by olde clerkis lawes and bi theyr wise scriptures of hy auctorite conceyved…
[Texte]
Beholdith and seeth yowre callynge ye honorable recluses that as wele ye by yowre workyng as I be my translatyng of the same booke…
Explicit:… for to seen his glorie withouten end. Amen.
Explicit Speculum inclusorum.
Manuscrits
  1. London, British Library, Harley, 2372
  2. localisation actuelle inconnue (collection particulière): ms. ayant appartenu à Allen Heywood Bright, héritier d'Henry Yates Thompson; vendu chez Christie's le 16 juillet 2014, lot 12
Éditions anciennes
Éditions modernes
  • The Myrour of Recluses: a Middle English translation of Speculum inclusorum, edited by Marta Powell Harley, Cranbury et London, Associated University Press, 1996, xxxiii + 90 p.
    Compte rendu: G. R. Keiser, dans Speculum, 73:1, 1998, p. 183-184.
  • Speculum Inclusorum = A Mirror for Recluses: a late-medieval guide for Anchorites and its Middle English translation edited and translated by E. A. Jones, Liverpool, Liverpool University Press (Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies), 2013, 157 p.
Traductions modernes
  • en anglais:
    • Jones 2013 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
Études
  • Jones, E. A., « A mirror for recluses: a new manuscript, new information and some new hypotheses », The Library, 7e s., 15:4, 2014, p. 424-431. DOI: 10.1093/library/15.4.424
  • Rogers, Alan, « The ownership of The Myrour of Recluses (British Library, MS Harley 2372) in the late fifteenth century », The Library, 7, 15:2, 2014, p. 187-192. DOI: 10.1093/library/15.2.187
Répertoires bibliographiques
Rédaction: Laurent Brun
Dernière mise à jour: 16 mai 2018