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A gest of Robyn Hode

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Titre:A gest of Robyn Hode; A lyttell geste of Robyn Hode; Robin Hood; Robin des Bois
Date:Vers 1450
Langue:Anglais
Genre: 
Forme:1824 vers
Contenu: 
Incipit:Lythe and listin, gentilmen,
that be of frebore blode;
I shall you tel of a gode yeman,
his name was Robyn Hode…
Explicit:… Cryst haue mercy on his soule,
that dyed on the rode!
For he was a good outlawe,
and dyde pore men moch god.
Manuscrits
Éditions anciennes
  1. A little gest of Robin Hood
    [London], [Wynkyn de Worde], [vers 1500]
    ARLIMA: EA3425   GW: 12742   ISTC: ir00209000   USTC: 500939   ESTC: S109525
  2. Robin Hood
    [Westminster], [Wynkyn de Worde], [vers 1500]
    ARLIMA: EA3426   GW: 12743   ISTC: ir00208950   USTC: 501038   ESTC: S111381
  3. Here begynneth a gest of Robyn Hode
    Antwerpen, Jan van Doesborch, [vers 1510]
    ARLIMA: EA3427   USTC: 436806
  4. A gest of Robyn Hode
    [s. l.], [s. n.], [vers 1510-1515]
    ARLIMA: EA3428   USTC: 518198
  5. A gest of Robyn Hode
    [London], [Julian Notary], [vers 1515]
    ARLIMA: EA3429   USTC: 501307   ESTC: S111386
  6. A mery geste of Robyn Hoode and of hys lyfe, wyth a newe playe for to be played in Maye games very pleasaunt and full of pastyme
    [London], [William Copeland], [vers 1560]
    ARLIMA: EA3430   USTC: 505678
  7. A merry jest of Robin Hood and of his life, with a newe play for to be plaied in May-games. Very pleasant and full of pastime
    London, Edward White, [vers 1590]
    ARLIMA: EA3431   USTC: 511421   ESTC: S116951
Éditions modernes
  • Robin Hood: Collection of All the Ancient Poems, Songs, and Ballads, Now Extant, Relative to that Celebrated English Outlaw: to which are prefixed historical anecdotes of his life [by Joseph Ritson], London, Egerton and Johnson, 1795, 2 t.
    Réimpressions:
    • Robin Hood: A Collection of All the Ancient Poems, Songs, and Ballads, Now Extant, Relative to that Celebrated English Outlaw: to which are prefixed historical anecdotes of his life [by Joseph Ritson], London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820, xii + lxxiv + 240 p. [GB] [HT] [IA]
    • Robin Hood: A Collection of All the Ancient Poems, Songs, and Ballads, Now Extant, Relative to that Celebrated English Outlaw: to which are prefixed historical anecdotes of his life [by Joseph Ritson], London, Stocking, 1823, xii + lxxiv + 240 p. [GB] [HT] [IA]
    • Robin Hood: A Collection of the Popular Poems, Songs, and Ballads, Relative to that Celebrated English Outlaw, [by Joseph Ritson], Edinburgh, Clarke, 1826, vii + 106 p. [GB] [IA]
    • Robin Hood: A Collection of All the Ancient Poems, Songs, and Ballads, Now Extant Relative to that Celebrated English Outlaw. To which are prefixed historical anecdotes of his life. By Joseph Ritson, Esq. Second edition, London, Pickering, 1832, 2 t. [GB: t. 1, t. 2] [HT] [IA: t. 1, t. 2]
    • Robin Hood: Ballads and Songs Relating to that Celebrated Outlaw; with Anecdotes of his Life. From Ritson and others, London, Bell and Daldy et Sampson Low, 1862, xviii + 336 p. [GB] [HT] [IA]
    • Robin Hood: Ballads and Songs Relating to that Celebrated Outlaw; with Anecdotes of his Life. From Ritson and others, London, Bell and Daldy et Sampson Low, 1865, xviii + 336 p. [GB] [HT] [IA]
    • Robin Hood: A Collection of Poems, Songs, and Ballads Relative to that Celebrated English Outlaw, edited by Joseph Ritson, London et New York, Routledge, 1884, iv + 444 p. [GB] [HT] [IA]
    • Robin Hood: A Collection of All the Ancient Poems, Songs, and Ballads, Now Extant, Relative to that Celebrated English Outlaw. To which are prefixed historical anecdotes of his life by Joseph Riston, with eighty wood engravings by Thomas Bewick, printed on China paper, also nine etchings from original paintings by A. H. Tourrier and E. Buckman, London, Nimmo, 1885, xii + cxviii + 400 p. [HT] [IA]
    • Robin Hood: A Collection of All the Ancient Poems, Songs, and Ballads, Now Extant, Relative to that Celebrated English Outlaw. To which are prefixed historical anecdotes of his life by Joseph Riston, with eighty wood engravings by Bewick, printed on China paper, also nine etchings from original paintings by A. H. Tourrier and E. Buckman, London, London, Ninno, 1887, 2 t. [GB: t. 1, t. 2] [HT] [IA: t. 1, t. 2]
  • The Robin Hood Garlands and Ballads, with the Tale of the Lytell Geste: a collection of all the poems, songs, and ballads relating to this celebrated yeoman; to which is prefixed his history and character, deduced from documents hitherto unrevised. Edited by John Mathew Gutch, London, John Russell Smith, 1850, 2 t. (ici t. 1, p. 139-219) [GB: t. 1, t. 2] [HT] [IA: t. 1, t. 2]
    Édition antérieure:
    • A Lytell Geste of Robin Hode with other ancient and modern ballads and songs relating to this celebrated yeoman to which is prefixed his history and character, grounded upon other documents than those made use of by his former biographer, "Mister Ritson." Edited by John Mathew Gutch, London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1847, 2 t. [GB: t. 1, t. 2] [HT] [IA: t. 1, t. 2]
    Réimpression:
    • Robin Hood. A collection of poems, songs, and ballads. Illustrated. With notes by John Mathew Gutch, F. S. A., and life by John Hicklin, of Nottingham, London, Tegg, 1867, xxxi + 367 p. [GB] [IA]
  • The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, edited by Francis James Child. In five volumes, Boston et New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company; Cambridge, Riverside Press; London, Stevens, 1882-1898, 10 t. en 5. (ici t. 3, p. 94-101, no 117) [IA: t. 1:1, t. 1:2, t. 2:1, t. 2:2, t. 3:1, t. 3:2, t. 4:1, t. 4:2, t. 5:1, t. 5:2]
    Éditions antérieures:
  • Rymes of Robyn Hood: an introduction to the English outlaw [by] R. B. Dobson and J. Taylor, London, Heinemann, 1976, xii + 330 p. — Revised edition, Thrupp, Sutton, 1997, xxxvi + 330 p.
  • 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. [lib.rochester.edu]
  • Early Rymes of Robyn Hood: an edition of the texts, ca. 1425 to ca. 1600, by Thomas H. Ohlgren and Lister M. Matheson, Tempe, Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 428), 2013, xxiii + 310 p.
Traductions modernes
  • en anglais:
    • The Gest of Robyn Hode: a critical and textual commentary by Robert B. Waltz, [s. l.], [chez l'auteur], 2013, [vii] + 610 p. [GB]
Études
  • Bessenger, J. B., Jr., « The Gest of Robin Hood revisited », The Learned and the Lewed: Studies in Chaucer and Medieval Literature, éd. Larry D. Benson, Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1974, p. 355-369.
  • Steadman, J. M., Jr., « The dramatization of the Robin Hood ballads », Modern Philology, 17:1, 1919-1920, p. 9-23. [jstor.org] [GB] [Gallica] [IA] [HT]
Répertoires bibliographiques
Rédaction: Laurent Brun
Dernière mise à jour: 23 janvier 2020