Robin Hood: Select Bibliography

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Robin Hood: Select Bibliography


Historical Sources Related to the Robin Hood Legend:

Andrew of Wyntoun. The Orygynale Cronykil of Scotland. Ed. David Lang. 3 vols. Edinburgh: Edmonton and Douglas, 1872-79. [Robin Hood passage (© TEAMS)]

Andrew of Wyntoun. The Original Chronicle of Andrew of Wyntoun printed on parallel pages from the Cottonian and Wemyss Mss, with the variants of the other texts. Ed. F.J. Amours. Scottish Text Society. 6 vols. Edinburgh: W. Blackwood and Sons, 1903-14.

Bower, Walter. Continuaion of Fordun's Scotichronicon. Ed. T. Hearne. Oxford Sheldonian Theatre, 1722. [Robin Hood passage (© TEAMS)]

Fuller, Thomas. Worthies of England. London: Allen & Unwin, 1952. [Robin Hood is treated as a "worthy" of Nottinghamshire. First published in 1662.]

Grafton, Richard. Grafton's Chronicle; or, History of England. 2 vols. London: J. Johnson, 1809. [Grafton d. 1572? Discusses Robin Hood's title of Earl of Huntington (I, 221).] [Robin Hood passage (© TEAMS)]

Hall, Edward. Hall's Chronicle: The Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Famelies of Lancastre and Yorke, 1548. London: J. Johnson, 1809. [Hall, 1499?-1547. Describes the Mayings of Henry VIII; claims that Henry was entertained by Robin Hood with shooting matches.]

Major, John. A History of Greater Britain As Well England and Scotland. Trans. and ed. Archibald Constable. Scottish History Society. Vol. 10. Edinburgh: University Press, 1892. [Robin Hood passage (© TEAMS)]

Stow, John. Annales, or, A Generall Chronicle of England. London: Richard Meighen, 1631.

Warner, William. Albion's England. London: Printed for G.P., 1612.


Primary Sources:

Adam de la Halle. The Play of Robin and Marion = Le jeu de Robin et Marion, Medaieval Folk Comedy Opera in One Act. Boston: C.C. Birchard, 1928. [Adam de la Halle, ca. 1235- ca. 1288. Written and composed for the court of Robert, Count of Artois; reconstructed by Jean Beck; original old French with an English translation by J. Murray Gibbon.]

Allingham, William. The Ballad Book: A Selection of the Choicest British Ballads. London: Macmillan, 1865.

Andrew of Wyntoun. The Orygynale Chronicle. ed. D. Laing. Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1903-14.

Anon. A Collection of Old Ballads. London: Roberts, 1723.

Anon. Robin Hood and the Duke of Lancaster. London: Jones; reprinted in Gutch, and Percival, 1727.
 
Anon. Robin Hood, An Opera. London: Watts, 1730.
 
Anon. The Exploits of Renowned Robin Hood. London: no publisher, 1769.
 
Anon. The Adventures of Robert Earl of Huntington Vulgarly Called Robin Hood. Glasgow: Robertson, 1777.

Ashberry, John. "Robin Hood's Barn." Anæus 17 (Spring 1975): 45-46.

Barber, Richard. Myths and Legends of the British Isles. Suffolk: Boydell & Brewer, 1999. (Robin Hood, 504-555)

Barton, Bernard. "The Death of Robin Hood." In A New Year's Eve, and Other Poems. London: John Hatchard and Son, 1828. Pp. 114-15.

Beagle, Peter. The Last Unicorn. London: Ballantine, 1968.

Behlmer, Rudy, ed. The Adventures of Robin Hood. Madison, WI & London: University of Wisconsin Press, 1979.

Benet, William Rose. "The Death of Robin Hood." Saturday Review of Literature, 15 Nov 1930: p. 1. Print.

Betjemann, Gilbert R. The Babes in the Wood, or, Harlequin Robin Hood and his Merry Men. London: J. Miles, 1867.

Blamire, Larry. Robin Hood. Boston: Baker's Plays, 1991.

Brathwaite, Richard. Barnabee's Journal: Drunken Barnaby's Four Journeys to the North of England. London: T. and J. Allman, 1822. [First published 1638.]

Bronson, Bertrand. The Traditional Tunes of the Child Ballads. 4 vols. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1959-72. [Robin Hood in volumes 2 and 3.]

Brooke, Mrs. Frances (Moore). Marion: A Comic Opera in Two Acts. Performed at the Theatre-Royal in London. Composed and selected by W. Shield. London: Longman and Broderip, 1788.

Burnand, F.C. Robin Hood; or, the Forester's Fate: An Extravaganza. London: T.H. Lacy, 1862.

Chappell, William, and J.W. Ebsworth. The Roxburghe Ballads. 9 vols.Hertford: Printed for the Balald Society by S. Austin and Sons, 1871-99.

Chesson, Nora. "Robin Hood's Good-Night." In Selected Poems by Nora Chesson. 5 vols. London: Alston Rivers, 1906. [Vol IV (Dirge for Aoine and Other Poems), p.xxv.]

Child, Francis James. English and Scottish Ballads. 5 vols. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1882-98. Reprinted New York: Dover, 1965. [RH in vol. 3.]

Clawson, William Hall. The Gest of Robin Hood. Toronto: University of Toronto Library, 1909.

Cook, Eliza. "The Bow." In The Poetical Works of Eliza Cook. London: Frederi Warne and Co., 1870. P. 92.

Cooke, Donald Ewin. The Silver Horn of Robin Hood. Philadelphia: Winston, 1956.

Creswick, Paul. Robin Hood. Ill. N.C. Wyeth. Philadelphia: D. McKay, 1917.

Cundall, Joseph. Robin Hood and His Merry Foresters. New York: H.G. Langley, 1844.

Davenport, Robert. King John and Matilda: A Tragedy. London: Pennycuicke, 1655.

Davis, Owen. Robin Hood; or, The Merry Outlaws of Sherwood. A Play in Three Acts. New York: S. French, 1923.

De Koven, Reginald. Maid Marian: a comic opera in three acts. Libretto by Harry B. Smith. New York: E. Schuberth, 1901.

De Koven, Reginald. Robin Hood: a comic opera in three acts. Libretto by Harry B. Smith. New York: G. Schirmer, 1891.

Dobson, Mary Lynn. The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood. Woodstock, IL: Dramatic Publishing, 2000.

Dobson, R.B. and J. Taylor. Rymes of Robyn Hood: An Introduction to the English Outlaw. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1976.

Donald, Angus. Outlaw. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2009.

Donald, Angus. Warlord. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2012.

Drake, Shannon. Damsel in Distress. New York: Avon Books, 1992.

Drayton, Michael. Poly-olbion. In The Works of Michael Drayton. Ed. J. William Hebel. Vol. 3. Oxford: B. Blackwell, 1931.

Drayton, Michael. Matilda the Faire and Chaste Daughter of Lord R. Fitzwater. London: Ling and Busby, 1594.

Drinkwater, John. Robin Hood and the Pedlar. Music by James Brier. Costumes by Miss B. Lindsay & H.N. Bradbear. Dances arranged by Miss K.V. Okey. Performed at Bourneville, June 25th, 1914. Printed for Private Circulation: n.p., 1914. [Reprinted in: John Drinkwater, The Collected Plays. 2 vols. London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1925. I: 323-47.]

Dryden, John. Miscellany Poems. 5th ed. London: J. Tonson, 1727. [Vol. 6 contains "An Old Ballad of Bold Robin Hood."]

Dumas, Alexandre. Le Prince des Voleurs. Paris: Lévy, 1872.

Dumas, Alexandre. Robin Hood le Proscrit. Paris: Lévy, 1873.

Ebbutt, M.I. Hero-myths & Legends of the British Race. New York: T.Y. Crowell & Company, 1910. [Includes illustrations by J.H.F. Bacon, Byam Shaw, W.H. Margetson, Patten Wilson, and Gertrude Demain Hammond.]

Echols, Ula Waterhouse. Robin Hood. Ill. James McCracken. Chicago: Albert Whitman, 1932.

Effinger, George Alec. "Maureen Birnbaum Goes Shopynge by Elizabeth Spiegelman-Fein (as Told to George Alec Effinger)." In Maureen Birnbaum, Barbarian Swordsperson. New York: Guild America Books, 1993. Pp. 83-95.

Egan, Pierce. Robin Hood and Little John: Or, The Merry Men of Sherwood Forest. London: Foster and Hextall, 1840.

Emery, Clayton. "Dowsing the Demon." 1994.

Endersby, Clive. Young King Arthur; and, The Adventures of Robin Hood: two plays for young audiences. Toronto: Playwrights Canada, 1983.

Evans, Sebastian. "Of Robin Hood's Death and Burial." In Brother Fabian's Manuscript and Other Poems. London: Macmillan, 1865. Pp. 51-59.Evans, Thomas. Old Ballads, Historical and Narrative, with Some of Modern Date. 2 vols. London: T. Evans, 1777.

Evans, Thomas, and R.H. Evans. Old Ballads, Historical and Narrative, with Some of Modern Date: collected from rare copies and mss. 4 Vols. London: R.H. Evans, 1810. [RH in vol. 2. Expansion of Thomas Evans's work by his son.]

Fenn, George Manville. Young Robin Hood. Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Co., 1900.

Fitzball, Edward. Robin Hood, or, The Merry Outlaws of Sherwood: A Dramatic Equestrian Spectacle in Three Acts. London: T.H. Lacy, 1860.

Fraser, Antonia. Robin Hood. Ill. Rebecca Fraser. New York: Knopf, 1971.

Freeman, Arthur, ed. Robin Hood: the "Forresters" Manuscript. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1993.

Friesner, Esther M. Sherwood Game. Riverdale, New York: Baen, 1995.

Gaultier, Bon. "Little John and the Red Friar: A Lay of Sherwood." In The Book of Ballads. Ill. Doyle, Leech, and Crowquill. 12th ed. London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1874. Pp. 165-78. ["Bon Gaultier" is a pseudonym of Sir Theodore Martin and William Edmondstoune Ayyoun]

Gilbert, Henry. Robin Hood. Ill. Garth Williams. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1948.

Gildersleeve, Stewart. "Robin Hood, The Outlawed Earl." Beadle's Half-Time Library, vol. IV, no. 98. New York: Beadle and Adams, 1879.

Godwin, Parke. Robin and the King. New York: Avon Books, 1994.

Godwin, Parke. Sherwood. New York: William Morrow, 1991.

Goodyer, F.R. Once Upon a Time, or, A Midsummer Night's Dream in Merrie Sherwood: Fairy Extravaganza. Nottingham: Allen, 1868. [Produced at the Theatre-Royal, Nottingham, April 13, 1868]

Gow, Ronald. Five Robin Hood Plays. London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1932.

Grant, Bruce. The Adventures of Robin Hood and His Merry Men. Ill. William Timmins. Chicago: Rand Mcnally & Co., 1955.

Gray, Nigel. The One and Only Robin Hood. Ill. Helen Craig. Boston & Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1987.

Green, Roger Lancelyn. The Adventures of Robin Hood. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1956. [Reprint Ill. Walter Crane. NY and Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994.]

Greene, Robert. George a Greene. London: Oxford University Press, 1911.

Gutch, John Mathew, ed. A Lytell Geste of Robin Hode: with other ancient & 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." Ill F.W. Fairholt. 2 vols. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1847.

Hall, Edward. The History of England during the Reign of Henry the Fourth and the Succeeding Monarchs to the end of the Reign of Henry the Eighth. ed. Sir H. Ellis. London: Johnson. Rivington et al., 1809.

Hampden, John ed. Six Modern Plays, Teaching of English Series, no. 164. London: Nelson, 1931.

Hartshorne, C.H., ed. Ancient Metrical Tales. London: Pickering, 1829. ["A Tale of Robin Hood," 179-97.]

Haworth, Peter. English Hymns and Ballads and Other Studies in Popular Literature. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1927.

Hayes, Sarah. Robin Hood. Ill. Patrick Benson. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1989.

Hazlitt, W.C. Tales and Legends of National Origin. London: Swann and Sonnenschein, 1892.

Hoffmann, Daniel G. "A Little Geste." Sewanee Review 66 (1958): 633-48.

Holdstock, Robert. Mythago Wood. London: Gollancz, 1984.

Holinshed, Raphael. The Chronicles of England, Scotland and Irelande. three vols. London: Harrison, 1577.

Hunt, Leigh. "How Robin Hood and His Outlaws Lived in the Woods." The Indicator (22 Nov. 1820): 52-54.

Hunt, Leigh. The Poetical Works of Leigh Hunt. Ed. H.S. Milford. London: Oxford University Press, 1923. [Contains ballads of Robin Hood written by Hunt. They vary in some details from the original publications in The Indicator.]

Hunt, Leigh. "Robin Hood, A Child." The Indicator (15 Nov. 1820): 41-44.

Hunt, Leigh. "Robin Hood, An Outlaw." The Indicator (22 Nov. 1820): 52.

Hunt, Leigh. "Robin Hood's Flight." The Indicator (15 Nov. 1820): 44-47.

Ingle, Annie. Robin Hood. Ill. Domenick D'Andrea. New York: Random House, 1993.

James, George Payne Rainsford. Forest Days: A Romance of Old Times. London: Saunders and Otley, 1843.

Jamieson, Robert. Popular Ballads and Songs, From Traditions, Manuscripts, and Scarce Editions with Translations of Similar Pieces from the Ancient Danish Language, and a Few Originals by the Editor. 2 vols. Edinburgh: A. Constable and Co., 1806. [Contains three Robin Hood ballads as well as the first printing of "Robin Hood and the Monk."]

Jones, Dudley. "Reconstructing Robin Hood: Ideology, Popular Film, and Television." A Necessary Fantasy? The Heroic Figure in Children's Popular Culture. Ed. Dudley Jones and Tony Watkins. New York: Garland, 2000. Pp. 111-35.

Jones, Fred L. "Look About You and The Disguises." Publications of the Modern Language Association of America 44 (1929), 835-41.

Jones, Robert. "In Sherwood Liude Stout Robin Hood." In A Musicall Dreame, or, the Fourth Booke of Ayres. London: John Windet, 1609. [Cantus XIX.]

Jonson, Ben.The Sad Shepherd: or, A Tale of Robin-Hood. London: n.p., 1641.

Jonson, Ben. The Sad Shepherd with Waldron's Continuation. Ed. W.W. Greg. Louvain: A. Uystpruyst, 1905. [An unfinished pastoral comedy. Includes Waldron's continuation.]

Keats, John. "Robin Hood: To a Friend." In Lamia, Isalbella, The Eve of St. Agnes, and Other Poems. London: Taylor and Hessey, 1820. Pp. 133-36. Reprinted in Complete Poems. Ed. Jack Stillinger. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 1982.

Keats, John. The Poems. ed. M. Allott. London: Longman, 1970. Print.

Knight, Stephen, ed. Robin Hood: The Forresters Manuscript, British Library Additional MS 71158. With a Manuscript Description by Hilton Kelliher. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 1998.

Knight, Stephen, and Thomas Ohlgren, eds. Robin Hood and Other Outlaw Tales. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 1997.

Kushner, Ellen. Outlaws of Sherwood Forest, Choost Your Own Adventure, 47. New York: Bantam, 1985. Print.

Lamb, Charles. Letters. ed. T. Talfourd. London: Moxon, 1837. Print.

Latimer, Hugh. Seven Sermons Before Edward VI. ed. E. Arber. London: Murray, 1869. Print.

Lawhead, Stephen R. Hood: The Raven King, Book One. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, Inc., 2006.

Lawhead, Stephen R. Scarlet: The Raven King, Book Two. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, Inc., 2007.

Lawhead, Stephen R. Tuck: The Raven King, Book Three. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, Inc., 2009.

Leach, MacEdward. The Ballad Book. New York: Harper, 1955. [Dobson and Taylor call this "the most useful large modern anthology, including many American versions and variants of Robin Hood and other ballads."]

Leland, John. Collecteana in Itinerary, Third ed. Oxford: Fletcher, 1770. Print.

Linton, William James. "An Hour of Robin Hood." In Claribel and Other Poems. London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1865. Pp. 202-03.

Logan, John. Runnamede. London: Cadell, 1783. Print.

Look About You. 1600. Reprint New York: AMS Press, 1970. [Issued for subscribers by the editor of the Tudor Facsimile Texts, 1912.]

M.P. [Martin Parker]. A True Tale of Robin Hood, or, A Brief Touch of the Life and Death of that Renowned Outlaw, Robert, Earl of Huntington, Vulgarly Called Robin Hood, Who Lived and Dyed in A.D. 1198, Being the 9th Year of the Reign of King Richard the First, Commonly Called Richard Coeur de Lyon. London: Printed for J. Clark, W. Thackeray, and T. Passinger, 1866.

Macfarren, George Alexander. Robin Hood: an Opera in Three Acts. Libretto by John Oxenford. London: Brewer, 1860.

MacNally, Leonard. Robin Hood; or Sherwood Forest: A Comic Opera. Performed at Covent Garden. London: J. Almon, 1784.

Malory, Sir Thomas. The Works. ed. E. Vinaver, Second ed. London: Oxford University Press, 1970. Print.

Manly, John Matthews. Specimens of Pre-Shakespearean Drama. 2 vols. New York: Ginn and Co., 1897. [Prints the three surviving fragments of the earliest Robin Hood plays; "Robin Hood and the Knight," "Robin Hood and the Friar," and "Robin Hood and the Potter" also appear in Child and in Ritson.]

Marsh, John B. The Life and Adventures of Robin Hood. London: G. Routledge and Sons, 1865.

McGovern, Ann. Robin Hood of Sherwood Forest. Ill. Arnold Spilka. New York: Crowell, 1968.

McKinley, Robin. The Outlaws of Sherwood. New York: Ace Books, 1989.

McSpadden, J. Walker. Robin Hood. Ill. Greg Hildebrandt. Morris Plains, NJ: Unicorn Publishing House, 1989.

McSpadden, J. Walker. Robin Hood and His Merry Outlaws. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1923.

Mills, Alfred. Sherwood Forest, or, Robin Hood and Little John. London: E. Wallis, 1825.

Montgomery, W.H. Harlequin Robin Hood and Little John, or, Merrie England in the Olden Time. Arranged by T. Greenwood, composed by W.H. Montgomery. London: Star Press, 1844.

Muddock, J.E. Maid Marian and Robin Hood: A Romance of Old Sherwood Forest. Ill. Stanley L. Wood. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott and Co., 1892.

Munday, Anthony. The Death of Robert, Earl of Huntington. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1967. [First printed 1601.] [Excerpts © TEAMS]

Munday, Anthony. The Downfall of Robert Earl of Huntingdon. Oxford: Malone Society Reprints, 1965. [Facsimile of the 1601 edition.][Excerpts © TEAMS]

Neville, Wildwood. The Life and Exploits of Robin Hood! Being a new compilation of the surprising adventures of this celebrated outlaw and his men! Together with a critical dissertation on the causes of his popularity, and the credibility of his recorded actions. Halifax: W. Nicholson and Sons, 1868.

Newbolt, Henry. The Greenwood: A Collection of Literary Readings Relating to Robin Hood. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1925. [Includes Thomas Love Peacock's Maid Marion.]

Newbolt, Henry. "The Greenwood Laws." In The Book of Happy Warriors. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1917. Pp. 76-109.

Nigro, Don. Robin Hood: A Play. New York: Samuel French, 1987.

Norris, Charles G. A Gest of Robin Hood. Music by Robert C. Newell. 1929. Performed by the Bohemian Club of San Francisco, July 31, 1954. Dir. Fred Orin Harris. San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1954.

Noyes, Alfred. "The Matin-Song of Friar Tuck." In The New Morning and Other Poems. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1918. Pp. 103-04.

Noyes, Alfred. Sherwood, or, Robin Hood and the Three Kings: A Play in Five Acts. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1911.

Noyes, Alfred. "A Song of Sherwood." In Collected Poems. 3 vols. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1913. I: 49-50.

Oakden, E.C. Pattern Plays, Teaching of English Series, no. 20. London: Nelson, 1925. Print.

Ohlgren, Thomas H., trans. "A Gest of Robyn Hode." In Thomas Ohlgren, ed., Medieval Outlaws: Ten Tales in Modern English. Phoenix Mill: Sutton, 1998. Pp. 216-238.

Oman, Carola. Robin Hood, The Prince of Outlaws: A Tale of the Fourteenth Century from the "Lytell Geste." Ill. Jack Matthew. London: J.M. Dent, 1937.

Oxenford, John and G.A. Macfarren. Robin Hood: An Opera in Three Acts. London: Brewer, 1860.

Packenham, Antonia. Robin Hood. London: Heirloom Library, 1955. [Bib Note: Reprinted as Antonia Fraser, Robin Hood (1971).]

Park, J. Edgar. The Merrie Adventures of Robin Hood and Santa Claus. Ill. W.H. Montgomery. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1922.

Parry, Edward Abbott. "Robin Hood, the Brigand." Chapter 5 in Vagabonds All. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. Pp. 83-107.

Peacock, Thomas Love. Maid Marian. London: T. Hookham, Jr., and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1822.

Peele, George. Chronicle of Edward I. London: Oxford University Press, 1911. [A play in which Robin and his men appear as characters. First printed 1593.]

Percy, Thomas. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of old heroic ballads, songs, and other pieces, of our earlier poets, together with some few of a later date, and a copious glossary. London: J. Dodsley, 1765. Reprint London: Bohn, 1859.

Porter, Alan. The Sad Shepherd: The Unfinished Pastoral Comedy of Ben Jonson Now Completed by Alan Porter with a Foreword. New York: The John Day Company, 1944.

Pound, Louise. "American Text of 'Robin Hood and Little John'." American Speech: A Quarterly of Linguistic Usage 2 (1926): 75.

Pyle, Howard. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood. Ill. Don Irwin. Santa Rosa, CA: Classic Press, 1968.

Pyle, Howard. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood. Ill. Howard Pyle. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. [Brandywine edition, with frontispiece by N.C. Wyeth]

Pyle, Howard. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Renown in Nottinghamshire. New York: Scribner's, 1883. [This is the first printing.]

Quiller-Couch, Arthur. The Oxford Book of Ballads. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1920. [Includes modernizations of the Gest, as well as eleven other Robin Hood ballads.]

Reece, Robert. Little Robin Hood, or, Quite a New Beau!: An Original Anti-Historical Burlesque. London: T.H. Lacy, 1871.

Reynolds, John Hamilton. "Sonnet on Robin Hood I." In A Lytell Gest of Robin Hode. Ed. John Mathew Gutch. London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1847. II: 426.

Reynolds, John Hamilton. "Sonnet on Robin Hood II." In A Lytell Gest of Robin Hode. Ed. John Mathew Gutch. London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1847. II: 427.

Rhead, Louis. Bold Robin Hood and His Outlaw Band: Their Famous Exploits in Sherwood Forest. Ill. Louis Rhead. New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1912.

Rhead, Louis. Robin Hood. Ill. Frank Godwin. New York: Children's Classics, 1988.

Rimbault, E.F. "Musical Illustrations of the Robin Hood Ballads." In A Lytell Gest of Robin Hode. Ed. John Mathew Gutch. London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1847. II: 431-447.

Ritson, Joseph. 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. 2 vols. London: William Pickering, 1832.

Ritson, Joseph, et al. Robin Hood: ballads and songs relating to that celebrated outlaw, with anecdotes of his life, from Ritson and others. Stockport: R. Broomhead, 1994.

Roberson, Jennifer. Lady of the Forest. New York: Zebra Books, 1993.

Robin Hood and His Crew of Souldiers. London: Davis, 1661.

Ryan, David Stuart. The Lost Journal of Robyn Hood, Outlaw. London and New York: Kozmik Press, 1989.

Scott, Sir Walter. Ivanhoe, A Romance. 3 vols. Edinburgh: Constable, 1820. [Ivanhoe actually appeared in December of 1819 but is dated 1820.]

Seawell, Molly Elliot. Maid Marian and Other Stories. New York: Appleton, 1891.

Serraillier, Ian. Robin Hood and His Merry Men. Ill. Victor G. Ambrus. London: Oxford University Press, 1969.

Sidgwick, Frank, ed. Popular Ballads of the Olden Time: Fourth series, Ballads of Robin Hood and Other Outlaws. London: Sidgewick & Jackson, 1912.

Southey, Robert, and Caroline Southey. Robin Hood: A Fragment. London: William Blackwood, 1847.

Stevenson, Jocely, and Bruce McNally. Robin Hood: A High-Spirited Tale of Adventure, Starring Jim Henson's Muppets. New York: Muppet Press/Random House, 1980.

Sutcliff, Rosemary. The Chronicles of Robin Hood. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1950.

Tappan, Eva March. Robin Hood: His Book. New York: Little, Brown & Company, 1903.

Taylor, Timothy. Elaine the Fair. Jacksonville, NC: Horseshoe Press, 1991.

Tennyson, Alfred, Lord. The Foresters, Robin Hood and Maid Marion. London: Macmillan, 1892.

Thoms, William John. A Collection of Early Prose Romances. 3 vols. London: W. Pickering, 1828. [Robin Hood in vol. 2]

Thorn, Geoffrey. Babes in the Wood, or, Bold Robin Hood and His Foresters Good. London: London Printing & Pub. Alliance, 1890.

Tomlinson, Theresa. The Forestwife. New York: Orchard Books, 1995.

Trease, Geoffrey. Bows Against the Barons. Moscow: Co-Operative Publishing Society of Foreign Works in the USSR, 1934.

Trease, Geoffrey. Bows Against the Barons. New York: International Publishers, 1934.

Vivian, E. Charles. The Adventures of Robin Hood. Ill. Jules Gotlieb. New York: Airmont Publishing Co., 1965.

Waldron, F.G. The Sad Shepherd, or, A Tale of Robin Hood: A Fragment Written by Ben Jonson; with a Continuation, Notes, and an Appendix. London: J. Nichols, 1783. [Waldron is the author of the continuation.]

Walt Disney Productions. Robin Hood. New York: Golden Press, 1973.

Watson, Elsa. Maid Marian: A Novel. New York: Crown Publishers, 2004.

Weelkes, Thomas. "Since Roben Hood." In Ayeres or Phantasticke Spirites for Three Voices. London: William Barley, 1608. Cantus XX.

White, T.H. The Sword in the Stone. New York: Putnam's, 1939. [Wart, the young Arthur, has an adventure with Robin Hood.]

Wiles, David. The Early Plays of Robin Hood. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 1981.

Williams, Jay. The Good Yeomen. NY & London: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1948.

Wilson, E.L. and H.S.V. Jones. "Robin Hood and Little John." The Journal of American Folklore 90 (1910): 432-434.

Wu, William F. Robin Hood Ambush. New York: Harper & Row, 1990.

Yershon, Gary. The Adventures of Robin Hood. Bristol: Gary Yershon, 1996.

Yolen, Jane, ed. Sherwood: Original Stories from the World of Robin Hood. New York: Philomel Books, 2000.


Critical Studies

Aberth, John. A Knight at the Movies: Medieval History on Film. NY & London: Routledge, 2005. (Especially chapter 4: "Splendid in Spandex: Robin Hood Films")

Abbott, Frank. "Theme Park Tales from Nottingham." Robin Hood in Popular Culture: Violence, Transgression, and Justice. Ed. Thomas Hahn. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2000. 13-20.

Aykroyd, Lucas Mikael Darche. "Deception and Impersonation in the Robin Hood Tradition: A Comparison of Medieval and Nineteenth-Century Approaches." MA Thesis, University of Victoria, 1997.

Adams, J. R. R. "The Robin Hood Ballads in Ulster." Ulster Folklife 34 (1988): 79-82.

Agosta, Lucien L. "Howard Pyle's Illustrations as Shorthand Icons." Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Children's Literature Association, University of Missouri-Kansas City, May 16-18, 1986. Ed. Susan R. Gannon and Ruth Anne Thompson. West Lafayette, IN: Education Dept., Purdue University, 1988. 88-91.

Anderson, Eric R. "Game and Reality in Medieval and Renaissance English Outlaw Narratives." Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature 8 (1991): 73-88.

Ashton, J. W. "Rymes of ... Randolf, Erl of Chestre." ELH 5 (1938): 195-206.

Aston, T. H. "Robin Hood." Past and Present 20 (1961): 7-9. Rpt. in Peasants, Knights, and Heretics: Studies in Medieval Social History. Ed. R. H. Hilton. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1976. 270-272.

Ayton, Andrew. "Military Service and the Development of the Robin Hood Legend in the Fourteenth Century." Nottingham Medieval Studies 36 (1992): 126-47.

Baldi, Sergio. Studi Sulla Poesia Popolare d'Inghilterra e di Scozia. Rome: Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 1949.

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