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The pistel of swete Susan


Auteur:Hucheon (Hochown) of the Awle Ryale selon certains
Titre:The Pystyl of Swete Susan; The Pistel of Swete Susan
Date:Fin du XIVe siècle
Forme:366 vers
Contenu:Récit de la légende de sainte Suzanne d'après le livre de Daniel.
Incipit:Ther was in Babiloine a bern in that borw riche
that was a Jeuw jentil, and Joachim he hiht.
He was so lele in his lawe ther lived non him liche.
Of alle riches that renke arayed he was riht…
Explicit:… Hose leeveth on that Lord, thar him not lees,
that thus his servaunt saved that schold ha be schent
    In sete.
  This ferlys bifel
  in the days of Danyel,
  the pistel witnesseth wel
    of that profete.
Jhesu Crist, with mylde stevene,
graunt us alle the blisse of Hevene. Amen.
  1. London, British Library, Additional, 22283, f. 125v-126r [⇛ Description]
    « Simeon manuscript ».
  2. London, British Library, Cotton, Caligula A. II, f. 3r-5r [⇛ Description]
  3. New York, Morgan Library, M.818, f. 1r-5r [⇛ Description]
  4. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Eng. Poet. a. 1, f. 317 [⇛ Description]
    « Vernon manuscript ».
  5. San Marino (USA), Huntington Library, HM 114, f. 184v-190v [⇛ Description]
Éditions anciennes
Éditions modernes
  • Horstmann, C., « Die Legenden von Celestin und Susanna », Anglia, 1, 1878, p. 55-101. (ici p. 85-101) [DZ] [GB] [HT] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2] DOI: 10.1515/angl.1878.1878.1.55
    Édition d'après le ms. Vernon.
  • Horstmann, C., « Nachträge zu den Legenden », Archiv für das Studium der Neueren Sprachen und Litteraturen, 74, 1885, p. 339-344.
  • Select Remains of the Ancient Popular and Romance Poetry of Scotland, collected and edited by David Laing. Re-edited, with memorial-introduction and additions by John Small, Edinburgh et London, Blackwood, 1885, xxxviii + 411 p. (ici p. 167-183) [GB] [IA]
    Édition antérieure:
    • Select Remains of the Ancient Popular Poetry of Scotland, [éd. David Laing], Edinburgh, Balfour and Clarke, 1822. [GB] [IA]
  • Huchown's Pistel of swete Susan. Kritische Ausgabe von Dr. Hans Köster, Straßburg, Trübner (Quellen und Forschungen zur Sprach- und Culturgeschichte der germanischen Völker, 76), 1895, [viii] + 98 p. [GB] [IA]
    Édition antérieure:
    • Köster, Hans, Huchown's Pistel of swete Susan. Kritische Ausgabe: 1. Teil, Straßburg, Trübner, 1895, [vii] + 63 p. [GB] [IA]
  • Scottish Alliterative Poems in Riming Stanzas, edited with introduction, appendix, notes, and glossary by F. J. Amours, Edinburgh et London, Blackwood for The Scottish Text Society, 1897, xci + 481 p. [GB] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
  • Susannah: an alliterative poem of the fourteenth century edited by Alice Miskimin, New Haven, Yale University Press (Yale Studies in English, 170), 1969, xvii + 255 p.
    Compte rendu: E. J. Dobson, dans Notes and Queries, 216, 1971, p. 110-116.
  • The Vernon Manuscript: A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS. Eng. Poet. a. 1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle, Cambridge, 1987.
  • Turville-Petre, Thorlac, Alliterative Poetry of the Later Middle Ages: An Anthology, Washington, Catholic University of America Press; London, Routledge (Routledge Medieval English Texts), 1989, xiii + 261 p.
  • Heroic Women from the Old Testament in Middle English Verse, edited by Russell A. Peck, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (Middle English Texts), 1991, x + 157 p. [lib.rochester.edu]
Traductions modernes
  • Brade, Gustav, Über Huchown's Pistil of swete Susan, Trebnitz in Schles., Maretzke und Märtin, 1892, 64 p. [GB] [IA]
  • George, J.-A., « Repentance and retribution: the use of the Book of Daniel in Old and Middle English texts », Bulletin of the John Rylands University Library of Manchester, 77:3, 1995, p. 177-192. [manchester.ac.uk]
  • Jeffrey, David Lyle, « False witness and the just use of evidence in the Wycliffite Pistel of Swete Susan », The Judgment of Susanna: Authority and Witness, éd. Ellen Spolsky, Atlanta, Scholars Press, 1996, p. 57-71.
  • Kellogg, Alfred L., « Susannah and the Merchant's Tale », Speculum, 35:2, 1960, p. 275-279. DOI: 10.2307/2851344
  • MacCracken, Henry Noble, « Concerning Huchown », Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, 25:3, 1910, p. 507-534. [GB] [HT] [IA] DOI: 10.2307/456736
  • Mozley, J. H., « Susannah and the Elders: three medieval poems », Studi medievali, n. s., 3, 1930, p. 27-52.
  • Spearing, A. C., The Medieval Poet as Voyeur: Looking and Listening in Medieval Love-Narratives, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1993, x + 321 p.
  • Turville-Petre, Thorlac, « Three poems in the thirteen-line stanza », Review of English Studies, n. s., 25, 1974, p. 1-14.
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Dernière mise à jour: 12 septembre 2021

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