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Primary Sources: Literature

 

Religious

Devotional Literature

d'Abernon, Pierre, of Fetcham. La Lumere as Lais.  Ed. Glynn Hesketh. London: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1996.

---  Le Secré de Secrez, from the unique manuscript B.N.f.fr.25407.  Ed. Oliver A. Beckerlegge. Oxford: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1944.

The Anglo-Norman Text of the Holkham Bible Picture Book. Ed. F.P. Pickering. Oxford: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1971.

St. Edmund of Abingdon, Mirour de Seinte Eglyse: St. Edmund of Abingdon's Speculum Ecclesiae.  Ed. A.D. Wilshere. London: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1982.

Cher Alme: Texts of Anglo-Norman Piety. Ed. Tony Hunt. Trans. Jane Bliss. Intro. Henrietta Leyser. French of England Translation Series (FRETS) OP 1. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies 385. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2010.

Gower, John.  Mirour de l'Omme.  Ed. William Burton Wilson, Nancy Wilson Van Baak, and Robert F. Yeager.  East Lansing, MI : Colleagues press, 1992.

Grosseteste, Robert. Chasteau d’Amour. Transl. Evelyn A. Mackie: "Robert Grosseteste's Anglo-Norman Treatise on the Loss and Restoration of Creation, commonly known as Le Château d'amour: An English Prose Translation." Ed.Maura O'Carroll. Robert Grosseteste and the Beginnings of a British Theological Tradition, Papers delivered at the Grosseteste Colloguium held at Greyfriars, Oxford on 3rd July 2002. Rome: Instituto Storico dei Cappuccini, 2003. 152-179.

Les Enfaunces de Jesu Crist
. Ed. Maureen Boulton. London: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1985.

Raymond du Puy, The Hospitallers' Riwle (Miracula et Regula Hospitalis Sancti Johannis Jerosolimitani). Ed. K.V. Sinclair. London: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1984.

Saint Patrick's Purgatory: A Poem by Marie de France.  Trans. and Intro. Michael Curley.  Tempe, AZ: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1997.

Sanson de Nantuil, Les Proverbes de Salemon. Ed. C. Claire Isoz. London: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1988.

Hagiography

d'Abernon, Pierre, of Fetcham. La Vie Seint Richard, Evesque de Cycestre. Ed. D.W. Russell. London: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1995.

Benedeit.  The Anglo-Norman Voyage of Saint Brendan.  Ed. Ian Short and Brian S. Merrilees.  Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1979.

de Berneville, Guillaume.  La Vie de Saint Gilles. Ed. Françoise Laurent.  Paris: Honoré Champion, 2003.

Clemence of Barking, The Life of St. Catherine. Ed. William MacBain. Oxford: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1964.

The Life of St. John the Almsgiver. Ed. Kenneth Urwin. London: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1980.

La Vie de Saint Laurent. Ed. D.W. Russell. London: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1976.

"The Life of Saint Osith."  Ed. D.W. Russell. Trans. Jane Zatta.  Annot. Jocelyn Wogan-Browne.  Papers on Language and Literature 41 (2005): 297-305, 339-444.

Paris, Matthew.  The History of Saint Edward the King by Matthew Paris.  Trans. Thelma Fenster and Jocelyn Wogan-Browne.  French of England Translation Series (FRETS) 1.  Tempe, AZ:  Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2008.  Translation only.

---.  The Life of Saint Alban by Matthew Paris.  Trans. Jocelyn Wogan-Browne and Thelma Fenster, et al.  French of England Translation Series (FRETS) 2.  Tempe, AZ:  Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2010.  Translation only.

Virgin Lives and Holy Deaths: Two Exemplary Biographies for Anglo-Norman Women, ed., intro., trans., and notes by Jocelyn Wogan-Browne and Glyn S. Burgess. London: J.M. Dent, 1996. Contains Clemence of Barking's Vie de Sainte Catherine and the anonymous Vie de Saint Laurent.

Vye de seynt Fraunceys. Ed. Delbert Russell.  London: Anglo-Norman Text Society.  Nos. 59-60, 2001-02.

Religious Drama

La Seinte Resureccion, from the Paris and Canterbury MSS. Edition begun by the late Professors T. Atkinson Jenkins and J.M. Manly, and completed by Mildred K. Pope and Jean G. Wright. Oxford: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1943.


Secular

Chansons de Geste

La Chanson d'Aspremont: Chanson de Geste du XIIe Siècle, texte du manuscrit de Wollaton Hall. Ed. Louis Brandin, 2nd ed. Paris: H. Champion, 1970.

Seven manuscripts in the French of England survive.

Chanson de Roland. Ed. and Trans. Gerard J. Brault. University Park: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1978. 

The oldest surviving manuscript of the Chanson de Roland, dating from the middle of the twelfth century (generally called the Oxford Manuscript, also known as Bodleian Digby 23), is in Anglo-Norman. This edition presents that text with an introduction, commentary, and an English translation.

Gormont et Isembart: fragment de chanson de geste du XIIe siècle. Ed. Alphonse Bayot, 3rd ed. Paris: CFMA, 1931.

This incomplete Anglo-Norman manuscript is the only surviving fragment of a Continental chanson de geste.

Otinel: chanson de geste, publiés pour la première fois, d'après les manuscrits de Rome et de Middlehill. Ed. F. Guessard and H. Michelant. Paris: F. Vieweg, 1859.

The only complete version of this chanson de geste is in the French of England, but the only edited version mainly uses a Continental text with supplements from the Anglo-Norman manuscript to fill in lacunae.


Romance

Amis and Amilun.  Trans. J. Weiss in her The Birth of Romance. Tempe, Ariz. : Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2009.  Translation only.

Boeve de Haumtone.  Trans. J. Weiss in her Boeve de Haumtone and Gui de Warewic: Two Anglo-Norman Romances.  French of England Translation Series (FRETS) 3.  Tempe, AZ:  Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2008.  Translation only.

Brereton, Georgine E., ed. Des Grantz Geanz: An Anglo-Norman Poem. Oxford: Blackwell, 1937.

Chardri, La Vie des Set Dormanz.  Ed. Brian S. Merrilees. London: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1977.

Fergus of Galloway.  Trans. D.D.R. Owen.  London : J.M. Dent ; Rutland, Vt. : C.E. Tuttle, 1991.

Folie Tristan.  Trans. J. Weiss in her The Birth of Romance. Tempe, Ariz. : Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2009.  Translation only.

Fouke Fitzwaryn. 
Trans. G. S. Burgess in his Two Medieval Outlaws.  Cambridge: Brewer, 1997.  Translation only. 

Fouke le Fitz Waryn.
Ed. E.J. Hathaway. Oxford: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1975.

Gui de Warewic.  Trans. J. Weiss in her Boeve de Haumtone and Gui de Warewic: Two Anglo-Norman Romances.  French of England Translation Series (FRETS) 3.  Tempe, AZ:  Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2008.  Translation only.

Horn
.  Trans. J. Weiss in her The Birth of Romance. Tempe, Ariz. : Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2009.  Translation only.

Hue de Rotelande, Protheselaus. Ed. A.J. Holden. London: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1991.

The Lai of Haveloc.  Trans. J. Weiss in her The Birth of Romance. Tempe, Ariz. : Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2009.  Translation only.

The Lais of Marie de France. 
Trans. K. Busby and G.S. Burgess.  Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1986.

The Romance of Horn. Ed. Mildred K. Pope, 2 v. Oxford: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1955-64.

Thomas of Kent, The Anglo-Norman Alexander: Le Roman de Toute Chevalerie. Ed. Brian Foster with the assistance of Ian Short. London: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1976-77.


Scientific, Linguistic and Philosophical Treatises

de Bibbesworth, Walter.  Le Tretiz.  Ed. William Rothwell.  Aberystwyth: Anglo-Norman Online Hub, 2009.

Walter of Henley. The Seneschaucie with facing page translation from Caxton. Walter of Henley and Other Treatises on Estates Management and Accounting.  Ed. Dorothy Oschinsky. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971.

La Novele Cirurgerie.
Ed. Constance B. Hieatt and Robin F. Jones. London: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1990.


Other [for chronicles and historical literature, see Primary Sources: History]

The Fables of Marie de France.  Ed. and Trans. Spiegel, Harriet. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994.

Philippe de Thaon, La Livre de Sibile. Ed. Hugh Shields. London: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1979.


 

 

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