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The squyr of lowe degre


Titre:Undo your dore (éd. 1520); The squyr of lowe degre (éd. 1560); Under your door (trad. mod.); The squire of low degree (trad. mod.)
Date:Fin du XVe siècle
Forme:1131 vers
Incipit:It was a squyre of lowe degre
yt loued ye kynges doughter of hūgre,
ye squyre was curtes & kynd,
eche mā hī loued & was his frēde…
Explicit:… for also farre as I have gone,
suche two lovers sawe I none.
Therfore blessed may their soules be,
Amen, Amen, for charité!
  1. London, British Library, Additional, 27879, p. 444-446 [⇛ Description]
Éditions anciennes
  1. Here begynneth undo your dore
    [London], [Wynkyn de Worde], [vers 1520]
    ARLIMA: EA2885   USTC: 501554   ESTC: S111276
  2. The squyr of lowe degre
    London, William Copland, [vers 1560]
    ARLIMA: EA2886   USTC: 505666   ESTC: S95321
    Exemplaire en ligne: [IA]
Éditions modernes
  • Remains of the Early Popular Poetry of England; collected and edited, with introductions and notes, by W. Carew Hazlitt, London, John Russell Smith, 1864-1866, 4 t. (ici t. 2, p. 21-64) [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
  • Ancient English Metrical Romances. Selected and published by Joseph Ritson, and revised by Edmund Goldsmid, Edinburgh, Goldsmid, 1884-1885, 3 t. (ici t. 3, p. 138-171) [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3]
    Édition antérieure:
    • Ancient Engleish Metrical Romanceës, selected and publish'd by Joseph Ritson, London, Bulmer for Nicol, 1802, 3 t., ccxxiv + 215, [iii] + 313, [iii] + 444 p. [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3]
  • The Squyr of Lowe Degre: a Middle English metrical romance edited in all the extant forms with introduction, notes, and glossary by William Edward Mead, Boston, Ginn and Company (The Albion Series), 1904, lxxxv + 111 p. [GB] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
    • New York, AMS Press, 1973
  • Middle English Metrical Romances, edited by Walter Hoyt French and Charles Brockway Hale, New York, Russell and Russell, 1964, 2 t. (ici t. 2, p. 721-755) [IA: t. 1-2]
    Édition antérieure:
    • Middle English Metrical Romances, edited by Walter Hoyt French and Charles Brockway Hale, New York, Prentice-Hall, 1930, 2 t. [IA: t. 1-2]
  • Middle English Verse Romances, edited by Donald B. Sands, New York, Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1966, xiii + 398 p. (ici p. 249-278) [IA]
    • Exeter, Exeter University Press (Exeter Medieval English Texts and Studies), 1986
    • 1993
    • 1997
  • Sentimental and Humorous Romances: Floris and Blancheflour, Sir Degrevant, The Squire of Low Degree, The Tournament of Tottenham, and The Feast of Tottenham, edited by Erik Kooper, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications (TEAMS Middle English Texts Series), 2005, vii + 221 p. [lib.rochester.edu]
Traductions modernes
  • en anglais:
    • Romances of Chivalry, told and illustrated in fac-simile by John Ashton, London, Unwin, 1887, xii + 356 p. (ici p. 191-203) [GB] [IA]
      • Romances of Chivalry, told and illustrated in fac-simile by John Ashton. Popular edition, London, Unwin, 1890, xii + 356 p. [GB] [IA]
    • A Squire of Low Degree, by Lily A. Long, New York, Appleton, 1890, 316 p. [GB] [IA]
    • Early English Romances in Verse: Done into Modern English by Edith Rickert: Romances of Love, London, Chatto and Windus; New York, Duffield, 1908, li + 196 p. (ici p. 153-177 et 192-196) [GB] [IA]
  • Boffey, Julia, et A. S. G. Edwards, « The Squire of Low Degree and the penumbra of romance narrative in the early sixteenth century », Romance Rewritten: The Evolution of Middle English Romance. A Tribute to Helen Cooper, éd. Elizabeth Archibald, Megan G. Leitch et Corinne Saunders, Cambridge, Brewer (Studies in Medieval Romance, 22), 2018, p. 229-240.
  • Fewster, C. S., Narrative Transformations of Past and Present in Middle English Romance: Guy of Warwick, Amis and Amiloun, and the Squyr of Lowe Degre, Liverpool, University of Liverpool, 1984.
  • Jefferson, Bernard L., « A note on The Squyr of Lowe Degre », Modern Language Notes, 28:4, 1913, p. 102-103. DOI: tar
  • Kiernan, K. S., « Undo Your Door and the Order of Chivalry », Studies in Philology, 70:4, 1973, p. 345-366. [jstor.org]
  • Rivers, Bryan, « The focus of satire in The Squire of Low Degree », English Studies in Canada, 7, 1981, p. 379-387.
  • Severs, J. Burke, éd., A Manual of the Writings in Middle English 1050-1500. Volume 1, New Haven, Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1967, 338 p. (ici p. 157) [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
  • Tunk, Paul, Studien zur mittelenglischen Romanze "The Squyr of Lowe Degre", Breslau, Galle's Buchdruckerei, 1900, [iii] + 70 p. [GB] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
  • Wright, Glenn, « "Other wyse then must we do": parody and popular narrative in The Squyr of Lowe Degre », Comitatus, 27, 1996, p. 14-41.
Répertoires bibliographiques
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