Tristan and Isolt in Modern Literature in English

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Tristan and Isolt in Modern Literature in English

by: Alan Lupack (Author)
from: The Camelot Project  2012

POETRY AND DRAMA

Adams, Oscar Fay. "The Pleasaunce of Maid Marian." In Sicut Patribus, and Other Verse. Boston: Printed by W. B. Jones for the Author, 1906. Pp. 102-10.

Adams, Oscar Fay. "The Rape of the Tarts." In Post-Laureate Idyls and Other Poems. Boston: D. Lothrop and Co., 1886. Pp. 9-16.

Anspacher, Louis K. Tristan & Isolde: A Tragedy. New York: Brentano's, 1904.

Arnold, Matthew. "Tristram and Iseult." In Empedocles on Etna and Other Poem by A. London: B. Fellowes, 1852.

Auslander, Joseph. "Yseult." In Sunrise Trumpets. Intro. by Padraic Colum. New York: Harper Brothers, 1924.

Austin, Martha W. Tristram and Isoult. Boston: The Poet Lore Co., 1905.

Baring, Maurice. "Tristram and Iseult." In The Collected Poems of Maurice Baring. London: John Lane, 1911.

Baring, Maurice. Tristram and Iseult: A Play in Five Acts. In The Collected Poems of Maurice Baring. London: John Lane, 1911.

Bartlett, Gertrude. "Ballade of Tristram's Last Harping." In Canadian Poets and Poetry. Ed. John W. Garvin. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1916. P. 398.

Binyon, Laurence. "Tristram's End." In Odes. New York: Macmillan, 1922.

Boughton, Rutland. The Famous Tragedy of the Queen of Cornwall / Play by Thomas Hardy, Published by Messrs. Macmillan & Co., Ltd.; Set as a Music Drama by Rutland Boughton. London: J. Williams, Ltd., 1926.

Bridges, Sallie. "The Love Drink." In Marble Isle, Legends of the Round Table and Other Poems. Philadelphia: J. Lippincott, 1864. Pp. 179-84. (The sequence, "Legends of the Round Table," contains 14 Arthurian poems, of which only this one treats the Tristan legend.)

Budzisz, Annette M. "Contrapletes." In The Round Table, 1.1 (Spring 1984), p. 18. (Contains allusions to Tristan and Amfortas.)

Carr, J. Comyns. Tristram & Iseult: A Drama in Four Acts. London: Duckworth, 1906.

Cawein, Madison J. "Isolt." In Lyrics and Old World Idylls. Vol. 1 of The Poems of Madison Cawein. 5 vols. With an Introduction by Edmund Gosse. Boston: Small, Maynard & Co., 1907. Pp. 329-34.

Cawein, Madison J. "Tristram and Isolt." In Poems of Meditation and of Forest and Field. Vol. 5 of The Poems of Madison Cawein. 5 vols. With an Introduction by Edmund Gosse. Boston: Small, Maynard & Co., 1907. P. 231.

Cawein, Madison J. "Tristram to Isolt." In Lyrics and Old World Idylls. Vol. 1 of The Poems of Madison Cawein. 5 vols. With an Introduction by Edmund Gosse. Boston: Small, Maynard & Co., 1907. Pp. 365-67.

Colwell, Elizabeth. Songs of Tristram & Yseult: Quatrains. Chicago: n.p. [privately printed], 1907. (Limited to 100 copies.)

Dobson, Austin. "Palomydes." In At the Sign of the Lyre. New York: H. Holt & Co., 1885. Pp. 44-45.

Drinkwater, John. "On the Performance of Thomas Hardy's Famous Tragedy of the Queen of Cornwall." In New Poems. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1925.

Duffield, Samuel Willoughby. "Sir Kay's Excuse." In Warp and Woof: A Book of Verse. New York: Anson D. F. Randolph & Co., 1870. 102-105.

Emra, Cyril. "The Love-Song of Tristram and Iseult." In The Love-Song of Tristram and Iseult and Other Poems. London: Elliot Stock, 1905. Pp. 1-23.

Emra, Cyril. "When Tristram to Tintagel Came." In The Love-Song of Tristram and Iseult and Other Poems. London: Elliot Stock, 1905. Pp. 70-77.

Gerhardie, William. "Tristan und Isolde." In Pretty Creatures. London: Ernest Benn Ltd., 1927. Pp. 3-42. (A story.)

Guiterman, Arthur. "Queen Yseult's Bell." In A Ballad-Maker's Pack. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1921. P. 87.

Hardy, Thomas. The Famous Tragedy of the Queen of Cornwall at Tintagel in Lyonesse: A New Version of an Old Story Arranged as a Play for Mummers in One Act Requiring No Theatre or Scenery. London: Macmillan, 1923. (The New York edition published by Macmillan in the same year was limited to 1000 boxed copies.)

Hare, Amory (pseudonym of Mrs. James Pemberton Hutchinson). Tristram and Iseult: A Play by Amory Hare with Scenes by Wharton Esherick. Gaylordsville: The Slide Mountain Press, 1930. (Limited to 450 copies signed by the author and the artist.)

Hayne, Paul Hamilton. "Tristram of the Wood." In Poems of Paul Hamilton Hayne. Boston: D. Lothrop, 1882.

Hinchman, Walter S. "Tintagel." In Tintagel and Other Verses. Groton: Groton School Press, 1910.

Hume, Cyril. "Dialogue." In Myself and the Young Bowman: And Other Fantasies. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1932. Limited to 1500 signed copies. Pp. 126-27. (Dialogue between Tristan and Iseult.)

Jacobs, Maria. Iseult, We Are Barren. Windsor, Ontario: Netherlandic Press, 1987.

Jacobs, Maria. "Discrepancy." The Round Table 4.1&2 (1987): 35. (Mark observing Isolt's love for Tristan.)

Kendon, Frank. Tristram. London: J. M. Dent, 1934.

Kinross, Martha. Tristram & Isoult. London: Macmillan, 1913.

Kneehigh Theatre. Tristan & Yseult. In Tristan & Yseult, The Bacchae, The Wooden Frock, The Red Shoes. London: Oberon Books, 2005. Pp. 15-61. (Written by Carl Grose, Anna Maria Murphy, and Emma Rice for the Kneehigh Theatre.)

Lee, Thomas H. The Marriage of Iseult: A Tragedy in Two Scenes. In The Marriage of Iseult and Other Plays. London: Elkin Mathews, 1909.

Lounsberry, G. Constant. "An Iseult Idyll." In An Iseult Idyll and Other Poems. London: John Lane, 1901.

Lupack, Alan. "Tristan and Isolt" and "Tristan on Leaving Isolt of Brittany." In The Dream of Camelot. Vista, CA: Green Chapel Books, 1990.

Manning, Frederic. "Tristram." In Poems. London: John Murray, 1910. Pp. 14-15.

Marquis, Don. Out of the Sea: A Play in Four Acts. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1927.

Marquis, Don. "Tristram and Isolt" In Sonnets to a Red-Haired Lady and Famous Love Affairs. Drawings by Stuart Hay. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1929. Pp. 73-80.

Masefield, John. "The Love Gift." In Minnie Maylow's Story and Other Tales and Scenes. New York: Macmillan, 1931. (Limited to 350 copies signed by the author. There was also a trade edition.) Pp. 33-40.

Masefield, John. "Tristan's Singing." In Minnie Maylow's Story and Other Tales and Scenes. New York: Macmillan, 1931. (Limited to 350 copies signed by the author. There was also a trade edition.) Pp. 43-54.

Masefield, John. "Tristan and Isolt." In On the Hill. London: William Heinemann, 1949. Pp. 77-88.

Masefield, John. Tristan and Isolt: A Play in Verse. London: Wm. Heinemann, 1927. (Limited to 275 signed copies; also published in a trade edition and an American edition published by Macmillan.)

Millay, Edna St. Vincent. "Tristan." In Mine the Harvest: A Collection of New Poems. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954. Pp. 39-42.

Mitchell, D. M. Sir Tristram: A Tragedy in Four Acts. London: Fowler and Wright, 1927.

Money-Coutts, F. B. "A Ballad of Cornwall." The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly 11 (Oct 1896): 45-47.

Money-Coutts, F. B. "Sir Dagonet's Quest." The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly 13 (April 1897): 107-09.

Morland, Harold. "Iseult of the White Hands." In The Matter of Britain. With an intro. by Kathleen Raine. Frome, Somerset: The Hunting Raven Press for Graal Publications, 1984.

Morris, William. "Palomydes' Quest." In The Collected Works of William Morris: With Introductions by His Daughter May Morris. Vol. 24. London: Longmans Green and Co., 1915. Pp. 70-71.

Morris, William. "St. Agnes' Convent." In The Collected Works of William Morris: With Introductions by His Daughter May Morris. Vol. 24. London: Longmans Green and Co., 1915. Pp. 68-69.

Newell, William Wells. Isolt's Return. Wayland, MA: Privately Printed, [1907].

Ormerod, James. "Tristram's Tomb." In Tristram's Tomb and Other Poems. London: Elkin Mathews & Marrot, 1928. Pp. 9-13.

Ostriker, Alicia. "Tristan Dying." The Sewanee Review 73.1 (Winter 1965): 18.

Parker, Dorothy. "Iseult of Brittany." In Death and Taxes. New York: Viking, 1931.

Percy, William Alexander. "A Brittany Idyll." In The Collected Poems of William Alexander Percy. Foreword by Roark Bradford. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1943. Pp. 265-70.

Percy, William Alexander. "The Green Bird Seeth Iseult." In The Collected Poems of William Alexander Percy. Foreword by Roark Bradford. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1943. Pp. 243-44.

Pilibin, An (pseudonym of John Hackett Pollock). Tristram and Iseult: A Dramatic Poem. Dublin: The Talbot Press, 1924.

Pomeroy, Florence M. Tristan and Iseult: An Epic Poem in Twelve Books. London: The Bodley Head, 1958.

Prince, Ælian. Of Joyous Gard. London: E. W. Allen, 1890.

Prince, Ælian. Of Palomide. London: E. W. Allen, 1890.

Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur and Daphne du Maurier. Castle Dor. London: J. M. Dent, 1962.

Ramsden, Robert. "Tristan's Secret." Outposts 160 (Spring 1989): 6.

Reed, Henry. "Tintagel." In A Map of Verona and Other Poems. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947. Pp. 53-63. ("Tintagel" is a sequence of four poems: "Tristram", "Iseult Blaunchesmains", "King Mark", and "Iseult la Belle.")

Reynolds, Ernest. Tristram and Iseult. Nottingham: John Clough, 1930.

Rhys, Ernest. "The Battle of Two Knights: Or the Lay of the Peron-Stone, and the Refrain of the Dead Lady, Columbe, Who Loved the King of Ireland's Son." In Lays of the Round Table and Other Lyric Romances. London: J. M. Dent, 1905. Pp. 7-12.

Rhys, Ernest. "The Lady Called 'White Hands.'" In Lays of the Round Table and Other Lyric Romances. London: J. M. Dent, 1905. P. 6.

Rhys, Ernest. "The Lay of King Mark." In Lays of the Round Table and Other Lyric Romances. London: J. M. Dent, 1905. Pp. 21-22.

Rhys, Ernest. "The Song of Dagonet" In Lays of the Round Table and Other Lyric Romances. London: J. M. Dent, 1905. P. 18.

Rhys, Ernest. "The Song of Dinadan, and the Refrain of La Belle Isoud [From 'Gwenevere' a Lyric Play]." In Lays of the Round Table and Other Lyric Romances. London: J. M. Dent, 1905. Pp. 4-5.

Rhys, Ernest. "The Two Fools (Dagonet's Song)." In Lays of the Round Table and Other Lyric Romances. London: J. M. Dent, 1905. Pp. 19-20.

Roberts, Theodore Goodridge. “Sir Palomides’ Lament.” In The Leather Bottle. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1934.

Robinson, Edwin Arlington. Tristram. New York: Macmillan, 1927.

Scott, Sir Walter. "Thomas the Rhymer" (Part Third). In Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border: Consisting of Historical and Romantic Ballads Collected in the Southern Counties of Scotland; with a Few of Modern Date, Founded upon Local Tradition. 1802; rpt. London: Ward, Lock, and Co., 1868. Pp. 502-7.

Smith, Ken. Tristan Crazy. Newcastle-on-Tyne: Bloodaxe, 1978.

Swinburne, Algernon Charles. "Joyeuse Garde." In The Complete Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne. Vol. 1. Ed. Sir Edmund Gosse and Thomas James Wise. London: William Heinemann, 1925.

Swinburne, Algernon Charles. "Queen Yseult." In The Complete Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne. Vol. 1. Ed. Sir Edmund Gosse and Thomas James Wise. London: William Heinemann, 1925.

Swinburne, Algernon Charles. "Two Preludes: Lohengrin and Tristan und Isolde." In A Century of Roundels and Other Poems. New York: R. Worthington, 1883.

Swinburne, Algernon Charles. "Tristram of Lyonesse." In Tristram of Lyonesse and Other Poems. London: Chatto & Windus, 1882.

Symons, Arthur. Tristram and Iseult: A Play in Four Acts. London: Heinemann, 1917.

Taggart, Marion Ames. "The Secret of Sir Dinadan." Catholic World (May 1894): 248-49.

Teasdale, Sara. "At Tintagil." In Dark of the Moon. New York: Macmillan, 1926. P. 20. (Reprinted in The Collected Poems of Sara Teasdale. New York: Macmillan, 1937. P. 165.)

Tennyson, Alfred Lord. "The Last Tournament." In Gareth and Lynette Etc. London: Strahan & Co., 1872.

Thomas, Edward. "Isoud." In Cloud Castle and Other Papers. Foreword by W. H. Hudson. New York: E. P. Dutton and Co., 1922. Pp. 79-89.

Todhunter, John. Isolt of Ireland: A Legend in a Prologue and Three Acts. London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1927.

Todhunter, John. "The Song of Tristram." In The Second Book of the Rhymers' Club. London: Elkin Mathews and John Lane, 1894. P. 34.

Treece, Henry. The Tragedy of Tristram. In The Exiles. London: Faber and Faber, 1952. Pp. 13-39.

Turner, Joanne. "Dragon song." The Sewanee Review 75.3 (Summer 1967): 458-59.

Ward, Christopher. "Sir Tristrem." In Sir Galahad and Other Rimes. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1936.

Weston, Jessie. "Sir Tristan." In The Rose Tree of Hildesheim and Other Poems. London: David Nutt, 1896.

Whitney, Helen Hay. "When Tristan Sailed." In Gypsy Verses. New York: Duffield, 1907.

Williams, Antonia R. Isolt: A New Telling. London: Published by the author, 1900.

Williams, Charles. "Palomides' Song of Isolt," "A Song of Palomides," and "Tristram's Song to Isolt." In Heroes and Kings. Ill. Norman Janes. London: Sylvan Press, 1930. (Limited to 300 copies.)

Williams, Charles. "The Coming of Palomides," "Palomides Before His Christening," and "The Death of Palomides." In Taliessin Through Logres. London: Oxford University Press, 1938.

Wilson, John Grosvenor. "Isolt at the Tomb of Tristram." In Lyrics of Life. New York: Caxton Book Concern, 1886.

Wilson, John Grosvenor. "Sir Palamides." In Lyrics of Life. New York: Caxton Book Concern, 1886.

Young, Ella. "A Song That Trostan Made." In The Weird of Fionavar. Dublin: The Talbot Press, 1922. 13.

Young, Ella. "Trostan Made This." In The Weird of Fionavar. Dublin: The Talbot Press, 1922. 14.

 

FICTION


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