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William Caxton

Biographie

Né vers 1415-1422 — Mort en 1492

Imprimeur et traducteur anglais

On lui doit les éditions suivantes:


  1. [anonyme], Gesta Romanorum
    [Köln], [Imprimeur des Flores sancti Augustini (Johann Schilling) pour William Caxton], [vers 1472]
    EA: 2420 ISTC: ig00281000   USTC: 740812   GW: 10881   ARLIMA: EA2420
    Exemplaires en ligne: [Düsseldorf] [München]
  2. Iacopo da Cessolis, The game and playe of the chesse
    Bruges, [William Caxton] et Colart Mansion, 1474
    EA: 379 ISTC: ic00413000   USTC: 438841   GW: 06532   ARLIMA: EA379
    Exemplaires en ligne: [HT]
  3. (trad.: ), The recuyell of the historyes of Troye
    [Gand?], [David Aubert? pour William Caxton], [vers 1473-1474]
    EA: 1196 ISTC: il00117000   USTC: 438831   GW: M17449   ESTC: S109298   ARLIMA: EA1196
    Exemplaires en ligne: [London] [Manchester] [New Haven]
  4. , Le recueil des hystoires troyennes
    [Gand ou Bruges?], [David Aubert pour William Caxton?], [vers 1474-1475]
    EA: 1977 ISTC: il00113000   USTC: 37521 441399    GW: M17433   ESTC: S123061   ARLIMA: EA1977
    Exemplaires en ligne: [Gallica]
  5. [anonyme], Cato
    [Westminster], [William Caxton], [vers 1476]
    EA: 3701 ISTC: ic00314000   USTC: 500005   GW: 06359   ARLIMA: EA3701
  6. , Le roman de Jason et Medee
    [Gand ou Bruges?], [David Aubert pour William Caxton?], [vers 1476]
    EA: 1969 ISTC: il00110930   USTC: 71243   GW: M17457   ARLIMA: EA1969
  7. Anthony Woodville, The book named the dictes or sayengis of the philosophhres
    [Westminster], William Caxton, 1477
    EA: 370 ISTC: id00272000   USTC: 500013   ARLIMA: EA370
  8. [anonyme], Cato
    [Westminster], [William Caxton], [vers 1477]
    EA: 3702 ISTC: ic00313500   GW: 06358   ARLIMA: EA3702
  9. (trad.: ), The historie of Jason
    [Westminster], [William Caxton], [vers 1477]
    EA: 1197 ISTC: il00112000    USTC: 500019   GW: M17465   ARLIMA: EA1197
    Exemplaires en ligne: [London]
  10. Anthony Woodville, The morale proverbes of Cristyne
    [Westminster], William Caxton, 1478
    EA: 373 ISTC: ic00473000   USTC: 500025   ARLIMA: EA373
  11. John Lydgate, The temple of glas
    [Westminster], [William Caxton], [avant 1479]
    EA: 2720 ISTC: il00411900   USTC: 500021   GW: M19615   ESTC: S120590   ARLIMA: EA2720
  12. [anonyme], The book of curtesye
    [Westminster], [William Caxton], [vers 1477-1478]
    EA: 2714 ISTC: ib01029500   USTC: 500024   GW: M15035   ESTC: S117348   ARLIMA: EA2714
    Exemplaires en ligne: [GB] [IA]
  13. Anthony Woodville, Cordyal
    [Westminster], William Caxton, 1479
    EA: 372    USTC: 500029   ARLIMA: EA372
  14. Anthony Woodville, The book named the dictes or sayengis of the philosophres
    [Westminster], William Caxton, [1479 ou 1480]
    EA: 371 ISTC: id00273000   USTC: 500042   ARLIMA: EA371
  15. [anonyme], [Vocabulary in French and English]
    Westminster, [William Caxton], [vers 1480]
    EA: 3103 ISTC: iv00315000   GW: M51229   ARLIMA: EA3103
  16. [anonyme] (trad.: ), The historye of Reynart the foxe
    [Westminster], William Caxton, 1481
    EA: 1306 ISTC: ir00137000   USTC: 500045   GW: 12728   ESTC: S100712   ARLIMA: EA1306
  17. (trad.: ), Myrrour of the worlde
    [Westminster], [William Caxton], [après le 12 août 1481]
    EA: 2188 ISTC: im00883000   USTC: 500049   GW: 10966   ESTC: S108124   ARLIMA: EA2188
    Exemplaires en ligne: [Cambridge] [Washington]
  18. [anonyme] (trad.: ), Godefrey of Boloyne, or The siege and conquest of Jerusalem
    Westminster, William Caxton, 20 novembre 1481
    EA: 2187 ISTC: ig00316000   USTC: 500048   GW: 12572   ESTC: S106551   ARLIMA: EA2187
  19. Ranulphus Higden (trad.: John Trevisa), Prolicionycion
    [Westminster], William Caxton, [entre le 2 juillet et le 8 octobre 1482]
    EA: 2513 ISTC: ih00267000   USTC: 500054   GW: 12468   ESTC: S106586   ARLIMA: EA2513
  20. , The copye of a lettre whyche maistre Alayn Charetier wrote to hys brother
    [Westminster], William Caxton, [1483]
    EA: 99 ISTC: ic00429000   USTC: 500074   GW: 06563   ARLIMA: EA99
  21. [anonyme], Cato
    [Westminster], [William Caxton], [1483]
    EA: 3703 ISTC: ic00314200   USTC: 518739   GW: 06360   ARLIMA: EA3703
    Exemplaires en ligne: [BL]
  22. Iacopo da Varazze, The legende named in latyn legenda aurea, that is to saye in englysshe the golden legende
    Westminster, William Caxton, 1483
    EA: 380    USTC: 516059   ARLIMA: EA380
  23. Iacopo da Varazze, The legende named in latyn legenda aurea, that is to saye in englysshe the golden legende
    Westminster, William Caxton, 1483
    EA: 381 ISTC: ij00148000   USTC: 516060   GW: M11430;M11432   ARLIMA: EA381
  24. Guillaume de Digulleville (trad.: [anonyme]), This book is intytled the pylgremage of the sowle translated oute of Frensshe in to Englysshe
    [Westminster], [William Caxton], [1483]
    EA: 1384 ISTC: ig00640000   USTC: 517723   GW: 11845   ESTC: S111602   ARLIMA: EA1384
    Exemplaires en ligne: [Manchester]
  25. Guillaume de Digulleville (trad.: [anonyme]), This book is intytled the pylgremage of the sowle translated oute of Frensshe in to Englysshe
    Westminster, William Caxton, 6 juin 1483
    EA: 1407    USTC: 500088   ESTC: S124026   ARLIMA: EA1407
  26. John Gower, Confessio amantis, that is to saye in englysshe the confessyon of the lover
    Westminster, William Caxton, 2 septembre 14[8]3
    EA: 1520 ISTC: ig00329000   USTC: 500085   GW: 10976   ESTC: S106556   ARLIMA: EA1520
  27. [anonyme] (trad.: Nicholas Love), The myrroure of the blessyd lyf of Jhesu Cryste
    [Westminster], [William Caxton], [vers 1484]
    EA: 1024 ISTC: ib00902500   GW: 04763   ARLIMA: EA1024
  28. (trad.: ), The booke which the knyght of the toure made and speketh of many fayre ensamples and thensygnementys and techyng of his doughters
    [Westminster], William Caxton, 1484
    EA: 376 ISTC: il00072000   USTC: 500101   GW: M17156   ARLIMA: EA376
  29. [Référence incomplète] (trad.: ), Fables
    Westminster, William Caxton, 26 mars 1484
    EA: 4591 ISTC: ia00117500   USTC: 500100 518733    GW: 00376   ESTC: S111230   ARLIMA: EA4591
    Exemplaires en ligne: [London]
  30. [anonyme], Thystorye and lyf of the noble and crysten prynce Charles the grete kynge of Fraunce
    [Westminster], William Caxton, 1485
    EA: 377 ISTC: ic00204800   USTC: 500110   GW: 12551   ARLIMA: EA377
  31. Thomas Malory, Le morte darthur
    Westminster, William Caxton, 31 juillet 1485
    EA: 2529 ISTC: im00103000   USTC: 500105   GW: M20157   ESTC: S644   ARLIMA: EA2529
    Exemplaires en ligne: [Manchester]
  32. (trad.: ), Paris and Vienne
    Westminster, William Caxton, 19 décembre 1485
    EA: 4598 ISTC: ip00113500   USTC: 500113   GW: 12691   ESTC: S121460   ARLIMA: EA4598
    Exemplaires en ligne: [London]
  33. (trad.: ), This book was compyled [and] made atte requeste of kyng Phelyp of Fraunce [...] whyche book is callyd in frensshe. le liure royal· that is to say the ryal book. or a book for a kyng. [...]
    Westminster, William Caxton, [vers 1485-1486]
    EA: 2732 ISTC: il00091000   USTC: S109148   GW: M17250   ARLIMA: EA2732
  34. (trad.: ), The book of good manners
    [Westminster], William Caxton, 11 mai 1487
    EA: 763 ISTC: im00036850   GW: M17672   ARLIMA: EA763
    Exemplaires en ligne: [London]
  35. [anonyme] (trad.: ), The historye of Reynart the foxe
    [Westminster], William Caxton, [vers 1489]
    EA: 1307 ISTC: ir00137100   USTC: 500140   GW: 12729   ESTC: S100726   ARLIMA: EA1307
  36. [anonyme] (trad.: ), The four sons of Aymon
    [Westminster], [William Caxton], [1489]
    EA: 2516 ISTC: ia01434500   USTC: 500155 518737    GW: 03141   ESTC: S110385   ARLIMA: EA2516
  37. [anonyme], The boke of the fayt of armes and of chyvalrye
    [Westminster], William Caxton, 1489
    EA: 378 ISTC: ic00472000   USTC: 500144   GW: 06648   ARLIMA: EA378
    Exemplaires en ligne: [Oxford]
  38. Anthony Woodville, The book named the dictes or sayengis of the philosophres
    [Westminster], William Caxton, 1489
    EA: 375 ISTC: id00274000   ARLIMA: EA375
  39. (trad.: ), Myrrour of the worlde
    [Westminster], William Caxton, [vers 1489-1490]
    EA: 2189 ISTC: im00884000   USTC: 516069   GW: 10967   ESTC: S109670   ARLIMA: EA2189
  40. [anonyme] (trad.: Nicholas Love), The myrroure of the blessyd lyf of Jhesu Cryste
    [Westminster], [William Caxton], [vers 1489-1490]
    EA: 1025 ISTC: ib00903000   GW: 04764   ARLIMA: EA1025
  41. [anonyme] (trad.: ), Blanchardyn and Eglantine
    [Westminster], [William Caxton], [vers 1490]
    EA: 4601 ISTC: ib00690400   USTC: 500150   GW: 04402   ARLIMA: EA4601
  42. [Référence incomplète] (trad.: ), Eneydos
    [Westminster], William Caxton, [après le 22 juin 1490]
    EA: 4597 ISTC: iv00199000   USTC: 500160   GW: M50120   ARLIMA: EA4597
    Exemplaires en ligne: [London: ex. 1, ex. 2, ex. 3] [Oxford]
  43. Heinrich Seuse (trad.: [anonyme]), A lytill shorte treatyse, that tellyth how there were. vii. maysters, assembled togydre, every the one asked other what thynge they myghte lest speke of, that myght plese god, and were moost profitable to the people. And all they were acoorded to speke of tribulacyon
    [Westminster], [William Caxton], [vers 1491]
    EA: 1122    USTC: 515079   ESTC: S121154   ARLIMA: EA1122
  44. [anonyme], Here begynneth a lytyll treatyse schortely compyled and called ars moriendi, that is to saye the craft for to deye for the helthe of mannes sowle.
    [Westminster], [William Caxton ou Wynkyn de Worde], [vers 1491]
    EA: 3470 ISTC: ia01124300   USTC: 500162   GW: 02634   ARLIMA: EA3470
  45. Iacopo da Varazze, The legende named in latyn legenda aurea, that is to say in englyshe the golden legende
    Westminster, William Caxton, 1493
    EA: 382 ISTC: ij00150000   USTC: 500183   GW: M11436   ARLIMA: EA382

Bibliographie

Recueils
  • Fifteenth Century Prose and Verse with an introduction by Alfred W. Pollard, Westminster, Constable, 1903, xxvii + 324 p. [GB] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
  • The Prologues and Epilogues of William Caxton, éd. W. J. B. Crotch, London, Early English Text Society, 1928.
Généralités
  • Adams, Jenny, Power Play: The Literature and Politics of Chess in the Late Middle Ages, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press (The Middle Ages Series), 2006, [ix] + 252 p. [IA]
    Édition antérieure:
    • Adams, Jenny, Gender, Play, and Power: The Literary Uses and Cultural Meanings of Medieval Chess in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries, Ph. D. dissertation, University of Chicago, 2000, vii + 202 p. [PQ]
  • Ames, Joseph, Typographical Antiquities; or the History of Printing in England, Scotland and Ireland: Containing Memoirs of our Ancient Printers, and a Register of the Books Printed by Them. Considerably augmented by William Herbert, of Cheshunt, Herts; and now greatly enlarged, with copious notes, and illustrated with appropriate engravings; comprehending the history of English literature, and a view of the progress of the art of engraving, in Great Britain; by the Rev. Thomas Frognall Dibdin, London, Miller, Murray puis Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1810-1819, 4 t. [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3, t. 4]
    Éditions antérieures:
    • Ames, Joseph, Typographical Antiquities: Being an Historical Account of Printing in England: with some Memoirs of our Antient Printers, and a Register of the Books Printed by Them, from the Year MCCCCLXXI to the Year MDC. With an Appendix Concerning Printing in Scotland and Ireland to the Same Time, London, Faden; London, Robinson, 1749, [xviii] + 625 p. [GB] [IA]
    • Ames, Joseph, Typographical Antiquities; or an Historical Account of the Origin and Process of Printing in Great Britain and Ireland: Containing Memoirs of our Ancient Printers and a Register of Books Printed by Them, from the Year MCCCCLXXI to the Year MDC. Considerably augmented, both in the memoirs and numbers of books, by William Herbert, of Cheshunt, Herts., London, chez l'éditeur [GB: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3] [IA: t. 1, t. 2, t. 3]
  • Arner, Timothy D., Trojan Wars: Genre and the Politics of Authorship in Late Medieval and Early Modern England, Ph. D. dissertation, Pennsylvania State University, 2007, ix + 224 p. [libraries.psu.edu]
  • Barron, W. R. J., English Medieval Romance, London et New York, Longman (Longman Literature in English Series), 1987, xiv + 288 p. [IA]
  • Bennett, J. A. W., « Caxton and Gower », The Modern Language Review, 45:2, 1950, p. 215-216. DOI: 10.2307/3719437
  • Blades, William, A Catalogue of Books Printed by (or Ascribed to the Press of) William Caxton in Which Is Included the Press-Mark of Every Copy Contained in the Library of the British Museum, London, s. n., 1865, 38 p. [GB] [IA]
  • Blades, William, How to Tell a Caxton, With Some Hints Where and How the Same Might Be Found, London, Sotheran, 1870, [ii] + viii + 55 p. + 16 pl. [GB] [IA]
  • Blades, William, The Biography and Typography of William Caxton, England's First Printer, London, Trübner and Co.; Strassburg, Karl J. Trübner, 2e éd., 1882, xii + 387 p. [GB] [IA]
    Éditions antérieures:
    • Blades, William, The Life and Typography of William Caxton, England's First Printer, with Evidence of his Typographical Connection with Colard Mansion, the Printer at Bruges. Compiled from Original Sources, London, Lilly, 1861-1863, 2 t. [GB: t. 1, t. 2] [IA: t. 1, t. 2]
    • Blades, William, The Biography and Typography of William Caxton, England's First Printer, London, Trübner and Co.; Strassburg, Karl J. Trübner, 1877, viii + 383 p. [GB] [IA]
    Réimpression:
    • London, Frederick Muller, 1971
  • Blake, N. F., « Caxton and courtly style », Essays and Studies, n. s., 21, 1968, p. 35-44.
  • Blake, N. F., « John Lydgate and William Caxton », Leeds Studies in English, 16, 1985, p. 272-289.
  • Blatt, Heather, Participatory Reading in Late-Medieval England, Manchester, Manchester University Press (Manchester Medieval Literature and Culture), 2018, vii + 261 p. [oapen.org]
    Compte rendu: Jennifer N. Brown, dans The Medieval Review, 19.12.15, 2019. [www]
  • Bornstein, Diane, « William Caxton's chivalric romances and the Burgundian Renaissance in England », English Studies, 57, 1976, p. 1-10.
  • Butterfield, Ardis, « Christine de Pizan and Caxton », The Familiar Enemy: Chaucer, Language in the Hundred Years War, Oxford, 2009, p. 347-349.
  • Calin, William, The French Tradition and the Literature of Medieval England, Toronto, Buffalo et London, University of Toronto Press (University of Toronto Romance Series), 1994, xvi + 587 p. [IA]
  • Childs, Edmund, William Caxton: A Portrait in a Background, London, Northwood, 1976, 190 p.
  • Corsten, Severin, « Caxton in Cologne », Journal of the Printing Historical Society, 11, 1976, p. 1-19.
  • Dane, Joseph A., Abstractions of Evidence in the Study of Manuscripts and Early Printed Books, Farnham, Ashgate, 2009, viii + 176 p.
  • Field, P. J. C., « Caxton's Roman War », Arthuriana, 5:2, 1995, p. 31-73.
  • Fisher, John H., « Caxton and chancery English », Fifteenth-Century Studies: Recent Essays, éd. Robert F. Yeager, Hamden, Archon Books, 1984, p. 161-185.
  • Gellert, Anamaria, « Fools, "folye" and Caxton's woodcut of the pilgrims at table », Manuscripts and Printed Books in Europe 1350-1550: Packaging, Presentation and Consumption, éd. Emma Cayley et Susan Powell, Liverpool, Liverpool University Press (Exeter Studies in Medieval Europe), 2013, p. 150-168 et 266-270.
  • Goodman, Jennifer R., « Caxton's chivalric publications of 1480-85 », The Study of Chivalry: Resources and Approaches, éd. Howell Chickerin et Thomas H. Seiler, Kalamazoo, Medieval Institute Publications, 1988, p. 645-661.
  • Hellinga, Lotte, « William Caxton, Colard Mansion, and the printer in Type 1 », Bulletin du bibliophile, 2011, 1, p. 86-114.
  • Hellinga, Lotte, « William Caxton and Colard Mansion », Colard Mansion: Incunabula, Prints and Manuscripts in Medieval Bruges, éd. Evelien Hauwaerts, Evelien de Wilde et Ludo Vandamme, Gent, 2018, p. 63-69.
  • Holzknecht, Karl Julius, Literary Patronage in the Middle Ages, New York, Octagon Books, 1966, vii + 258 p.
    Édition antérieure:
    • Holzknecht, Karl Julius, Literary Patronage in the Middle Ages, Ph. D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1923, vii + 258 p. [GB] [IA]
  • Knight, Charles, William Caxton, the First English Printer; a Biography, London, Knight, 1844, 240 p. [GB] [IA]
  • Knight, Charles, William Caxton, the First English Printer. A Biography. New Edition, London, Clowes; London, Hardwicke and Bogue, 1877, 158 p. [GB] [IA]
  • Kuskin, William, « Caxton's Worthies series: the production of literary culture », ELH, 66, 1999, p. 511-551.
  • Meyer-Lee, Robert J., Poets and Power from Chaucer to Wyatt, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature, 61), 2007, xii + 297 p.
  • Mills, Robert, Seeing Sodomy in the Middle Ages, Chicago et London, University of Chicago Press, 2015, xiii + 398 p.
  • Moll, Richard J., Before Malory: Reading Arthur in Later Medieval England, Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2003, ix + 368 p.
  • Ricci, Seymour de, A Census of Caxtons, Oxford University Press for the Bibliographical Society (Illustrated Monographs, 15), 1909, xxxiii + 196 p. [IA]
  • Sánchez-Martí, Jordi, « The printed transmission of medieval romance from William Caxton to Wynkyn de Worde, 1473–1533 », The Transmission of Medieval Romance: Metres, Manuscripts and Early Prints, éd. Ad Putter et Judith A. Jefferson, Cambridge, 2018, p. 170–190.
  • Schlauch, Margaret, Antecedents of the English Novel, 1400-1600 (from Chaucer to Deloney), Warszawa, PWN-Polish Scientific Publishers; London, Oxford University Press, 1963, viii + 264 p. [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2, ex. 3]
    Réimpression:
    • Schlauch, Margaret, Antecedents of the English Novel, 1400-1600 (from Chaucer to Deloney), Westport, Greenwood Press, 1979, viii + 264 p. [IA]
  • Seymour, Michael C., éd., English Writers of the Late Middle Ages. Nos 7-11, Aldershot et Brookfield, Variorum (Authors of the Middle Ages, 3), 1996, vi + 256 p.
  • Takamiya, Toshiyuki, « Caxton's copy-fitting devices in the Morte Darthur (1485): an overview », Chaucer in Perspective: Middle English Essays in Honour of Norman Blake, éd. Geoffrey Lester, Sheffield, Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, p. 358-374.
  • Wang, Yu-Chiao, « Caxton’s romances and their early Tudor readers », Huntington Library Quarterly, 67, 2004, p. 173-188.
  • Weinberg, S. Carole, « Caxton, Anthony Woodville, and the prologue to the Morte Darthur », Studies in Philology, 102, 2005, p. 45-65.
  • Wells, William, « Gower and Caxton », South Atlantic Bulletin, 27:1, 1961, p. 9-10. DOI: 10.2307/3196492
Répertoires bibliographiques
  • Bossuat, Robert, Manuel bibliographique de la littérature française du Moyen Âge, Melun, Librairie d'Argences (Bibliothèque elzévirienne. Nouvelle série. Études et documents), 1951, xxxiv + 638 p. (ici p. 102, no 1061)
    Dictionnaires: DEAF Boss
  • Bossuat, Robert, Manuel bibliographique de la littérature française du Moyen Âge. Second supplément (1955-1960), Paris, Librairie d'Argences (Bibliothèque elzévirienne. Nouvelle série: Études et documents), 1961, 132 p. (ici p. 89, no 7864; p. 105, no 7992)
    Compte rendu: Martin Wittek, dans Scriptorium, 16:2, 1962, p. 405, no 735. [Pers]
  • Vielliard, Françoise, et Jacques Monfrin, Manuel bibliographique de la littérature française du Moyen Âge de Robert Bossuat. Troisième supplément (1960-1980), Paris, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, 1986-1991, 2 t., xii + 1136 p. (ici t. 2, p. 818, no 7532)
    Dictionnaires: DEAF Boss2
    Compte rendu: T. 1: Geneviève Hasenohr, dans Bibliothèque de l'École des chartes, 146:1, 1988, p. 194-195. [Pers]
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> Wikidata: Q94608
> Jonas: intervenant/916
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