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Sentimental and Humorous Romances: Bibliography

The Auchinleck Manuscript: National Library of Scotland Advocates' MS. 19.2.1. Ed. Derek Pearsall and I. C. Cunningham. London: The Scolar Press, 1977. [Facsimile edition.]

---. In The Auchinleck Manuscript Project. Ed. David Burnley and Alison Wiggins. 2003. [Online facsimile edition with edited transcriptions of all the texts in the manuscript.]

Barnes, Geraldine. "Cunning and Ingenuity in the Middle English Floris and Blauncheflur." Medium Ævum 53 (1984), 10-25.

Beckman, John S. "Adding Insult to Iniuria: Affronts to Honor and Origins of Trespass." In On the Laws and Customs of England: Essays in Honor of Samuel E. Thorne. Ed. Morris S. Arnold, Thomas A. Green, Sally A. Scully, and Stephen D. White. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1981. Pp. 159-81.

Bowers, John M., ed. The Canterbury Tales: Fifteenth-Century Continuations and Additions. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 1992.

Brown, Carleton, and Rossell Hope Robbins, eds. The Index of Middle English Verse. New York: Columbia University Press, 1943.

Cabaniss, Allen. "Judith Augusta and Her Time." University of Mississippi Studies in English 10 (1969), 67-109.

Carpenter, Christine. "The Fifteenth-Century English Gentry and Their Estates." In Gentry and Lesser Nobility in Late Medieval Europe. Ed. Michael Jones. New York: St. Martins, 1986. Pp. 36-60.

Cooke, Thomas D. "Tales." In A Manual of the Writings in Middle English 1050-1500. Vol. 9. Gen. ed. Albert E. Hartung. New Haven: The Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1993. Pp. 3164-65, 3493-94 (The Tournament of Tottenham); 3165, 3494 (The Feast of Tottenham).

Cooke, William G. "The Tournament of Tottenham: An Alliterative Poem and an Exeter Performance." Records of Early English Drama Newsletter 11.2 (1986), 1-3.

---. "The Tournament of Tottenham: Provenance, Text, and Lexicography." English Studies 69 (1988), 113-16.

Crane, Susan. Insular Romance: Politics, Faith, and Culture in Anglo-Norman and Middle English Literature. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986.

Cutler, John L., and Rossell Hope Robbins, eds. Supplement to the Index of Middle English Verse. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1965.

Danes, Joseph. "Parody and Satire: A Theoretical Model." Genre 13 (1980), 145-59.

Davenport, W. A. "Sir Degrevant and Composite Romance." In Medieval Insular Romance: Translation and Innovation. Ed. Judith Weiss, Jennifer Fellows, and Morgan Dickson. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2000. Pp. 111-34.

Edwards, A. S. G. "Gender, Order and Reconciliation in Sir Degrevaunt." In Readings in Medieval English Romance. Ed. Carol M. Meale. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1994. Pp. 53-64.

The English and Scottish Popular Ballads. Ed. Francis James Child. 5 vols. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1882-98.

English Mediaeval Lapidaries. Ed. Joan Evans and Mary S. Serjeantson. EETS o.s. 190. London: Oxford University Press, 1933.

Fewster, Carol. Traditionality and Genre in Middle English Romance. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987. [See especially ch. 5: "Romance Narrativity: The Squyr of Lowe Degre." Pp. 129-49.]

Field, Rosalind. "Romance in England." In The Cambridge History of Medieval English Literature. Ed. David Wallace. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Pp. 152-76.

The Findern Manuscript: Cambridge Univ. Library, MS Ff.i.6. Ed. Richard Beadle and A. E. B. Owen. London: Scolar Press, 1977. [C]

Floire et Blancheflor: Édition du MS. 1447 du fonds français. Ed. Margaret M. Pelan. Second ed. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 1956. [Old French source for Floris and Blancheflour.]

---. In The Romance of Floire and Blanchefleur: A French Idyllic Poem of the Twelfth Century. Trans. Morton J. Hubert. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1966. [Translation of Pelan.]

Floris and Blancheflour. In King Horn, Floriz and Blauncheflur, The Assumption of Our Lady. Ed. J. Rawson Lumby. EETS o.s. 14. London: EETS, 1866. Second ed. rev. George H. McKnight, 1901; rpt. 1962. Pp. 71-110, 146-47. [Based on MSS E, C, V.]

---. In Floris und Blauncheflur. Ed. Emil Hausknecht. Berlin: Weidman, 1885. [See also the review by Kölbing.]

---. In Floris and Blauncheflor. Ed. Albert B. Taylor. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1927. [Based on MSS E, A.]

---. In French and Hale. 2.823-55. [Based on MS E.]

---. In The Romance of Floire and Blanchefleur: A French Idyllic Poem of the Twelfth Century. Ed. Merton Jerome Hubert. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1966.

---. In Sands. Pp. 279-309. [Based on MS E.]

---. In Floris and Blauncheflur. Ed. F. C. De Vries. Gröningen: Drukkerij V.R.B, 1966. [Based on all MSS.]

---. In Of Love and Chivalry: An Anthology of Middle English Romances. Ed. Jennifer Fellows. London: Dent, 1993. Pp. 43-72.

---. In The Auchinleck Manuscript Project. See The Auchinleck Manuscript, ed. Burnley and Wiggins.

Forste-Grupp, Sheryl L. "'For-thi a lettre has he dyght': Paradigms for Fifteenth-Century Literacy in Sir Degrevant." Studies in Philology 101 (2004), 113-35.

French, Walter Hoyt, and Charles Brockway Hale, eds. Middle English Metrical Romances. 2 vols. New York, 1930; rpt. New York: Russell and Russell, 1964.

Furrow, Melissa M., ed. Ten Fifteenth-Century Comic Poems. New York: Garland, 1985.

Giacone, Roberto. "Floris and Blauncheflur: Critical Issues." Rivista di Studi Classici 27 (1979), 395-405.

Gibbs, A. G. Middle English Romances. See Sir Degrevant.

Gilbert, Jane. "Boys Will Be . . . What? Gender, Sexuality, and Childhood in Floire et Blancheflor and Floris et Lyriope." Exemplaria 9 (1997), 39-61.

Gray, Douglas. "An Early English Entführung: A Note on Floris and Blauncheflour." In From Anglo-Saxon to Early Middle English: Studies Presented to E. G. Stanley. Ed. Malcolm Godden, Douglas Gray, and Terry Hoad. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994. Pp. 206-13.

Grieve, Patricia E. "Floire and Blancheflor" and the European Romance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Harris, A. Leslie. "Tournaments and The Tournament of Tottenham." Fifteenth Century Studies 23 (1996), 81-92.

Hazlitt, W. Carew, ed. Remains of the Early Popular Poetry of England. 4 vols. London: John Russell Smith, 1864-66. Rpt. New York: AMS Press, 1966.

Hornstein, Lillian Herlands. "Miscellaneous Romances." In A Manual of the Writings in Middle English 1050-1500. Vol. 1. Gen. ed. J. Burke Severs. New Haven: The Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1966. Pp. 144-72.

Hudson, Harriet. "Construction of Class, Family, and Gender in Some Middle English Popular Romances." In Class and Gender in Early English Literature. Ed. Britton J. Harwood and Gillian R. Overing. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994. Pp. 76-94.

Jacobus de Voragine. The Golden Legend. Trans. Granger Ryan and Helmut Ripperger. New York: Arno Press, 1969.

Jones, George F. "The Tournaments of Tottenham and Lappenhausen." PMLA 66 (1951), 1123-40.

Jurkowski, Maureen. "The 'Findern Manuscript' and the History of the Fynderne Family in the Fifteenth Century." In Texts and Their Contexts: Papers from the Early Book Society. Ed. John Scattergood and Julia Boffey. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 1997. Pp. 196-222.

Kelly, Kathleen Coyne. "The Bartering of Blauncheflur in the Middle English Floris and Blancheflour." Studies in Philology 91 (1994), 101-10.

Kennedy, Edward D. "Malory and His English Sources." In Aspects of Malory. Ed. Toshiyuki Takamiya and Derek Brewer. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Littlefield, 1981. Pp. 27-55.

Kiernan, K. S. "Undo Your Door and the Order of Chivalry." Studies in Philology 70 (1973), 345-66.

Klausner, David N. "The Harvard Manuscript of The Tournament of Tottenham." Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 74 (1973), 676-85.

Knight, Stephen. "The Social Function of the Middle English Romances." In Medieval Literature. Ed. David Aers. New York: St. Martins, 1986. Pp. 99-122.

Kölbing, Eugen. Review of Floris and Blauncheflur, ed. Emil Hausknecht. Englische Studien 9 (1886), 92-106.

Lloyd, Simon. English Society and the Crusade. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988.

Loomis, Lara Hibbard. "The Auchinleck Manuscript and a Possible London Bookshop of 1330-40." PMLA 57 (1942), 595-627.

Mandeville, John. Mandeville's Travels. Ed. Paul Hamelius. EETS o.s. 153, 154. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1919, 1923.

McGillivray, Murray. Memorization in the Transmission of the Middle English Romances. New York: Garland, 1990.

Meale, Carol. "Romance and Its Anti-Type? The Turnament of Totenham, the Carnivalesque, and Popular Culture." In Middle English Poetry: Texts and Traditions. Essays in Honour of Derek Pearsall. Ed. A. J. Minnis. York: University of York, Centre for Medieval Studies, 2001. Pp. 103-27.

Mehl, Dieter. The Middle English Romances of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1968.

Metlitzki, Dorothee. The Matter of Araby in Medieval England. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977.

Middle English Dictionary. Gen. ed. Hans Kurath and Sherman M. Kuhn. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1952-2003.

Pearsall, Derek. "The English Romance in the Fifteenth Century." In Essays and Studies n.s. 29 (1976), 56-83.

---. Old English and Middle English Poetry. Routledge History of English Poetry, volume 1. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1977.

---. "The Audiences of the Middle English Romances." In Historical and Editorial Studies in Medieval and Early Modern English for Johan Gerritsen. Ed. Mary-Jo Arn and Hanneke Wirtjes. Gröningen: Wolters-Noordhoff, 1985. Pp. 37-47.

Pixérécourt, R.-C. Guilbert de. Le chien de Montargis; ou La forêt de Bondy; mélodrame historique en trois actes et à grand spectacle. Paris: Barba, 1814.

Ramsey, Lee C. Chivalric Romances: Popular Literature in Medieval England. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1983.

Reiss, Edmund. "Symbolic Detail in Medieval Narrative: Floris and Blancheflour." Papers on Language and Literature 7 (1971), 339-50.

Rivers, Bryan. "The Focus of Satire in The Squire of Low Degree." English Studies in Canada 7 (1981), 379-87.

Robbins, R. H. "The Findern Anthology." PMLA 69 (1954), 610-42.

Sands, Donald B., ed. Middle English Verse Romances. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966.

Scattergood, John. "The Tale of Gamelyn: The Noble Robber as Provincial Hero." In Readings in Medieval English Romance. Ed. Carol M. Meale. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1994. Pp. 159-94.

Seaman, Myra. "The Waning of Middle English Chivalric Romance in 'The Squyr of Lowe Degre.'" Fifteenth Century Studies 29 (2004), 174-99.

Sir Degrevant. In The Thornton Romances. Ed. J. O. Halliwell. Camden Society 30. London: Printed for the Camden Society by J. B. Nichols and Sons, 1844. [C]

---. In Sir Degrevant. Ed. K. Luick. Wiener Beiträge zur Englischen Philologie, Bd. 48. Vienna: Braumüller, 1917. [C and L parallel]

---. In The Romance of Sir Degrevant. Ed. L. F. Casson. EETS o.s. 221. London: Oxford University Press, 1949. [C and L parallel]

---. In Middle English Romances. Ed. A. G. Gibbs. London: Edward Arnold, 1966.

Spargo, J. W. "The Basket Incident in Floire et Blancheflor." Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 28 (1927), 69-75.

Spearing, A. C. "Secrecy, Listening, and Telling in The Squyr of Lowe Degre." Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies 20 (1990), 273-92.

---. The Medieval Poet as Voyeur. Looking and Listening in Medieval Love-Narratives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. [See especially ch. 9: "The Squyr of Lowe Degre." Pp. 177-93.]

Squire of Low Degree. In Ancient English Metrical Romances. Ed. J. Ritson. 3 vols. London: W. Bulmer and Co., 1802. 3.145-92. [C]

---. In Hazlitt. 2.21-64. [C]

---. In Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances. Ed. John W. Hales and Frederick J. Furnivall. 3 vols. London: N. Trübner, 1868. Rpt. Detroit: Singing Tree Press, 1968. [P]

---. In The Squyr of Lowe Degre: Edited in All the Extant Forms with Introduction, Notes, and Glossary. Ed. William Edward Mead. Boston: Ginn, 1904. Rpt. New York: AMS Press, 1973. [C and P]

---. In French and Hale. 2.721-55. [C]

---. In Sands. Pp. 249-78. [C]

Stevens, John. Medieval Romance: Themes and Approaches. London: Hutchinson, 1973.

Thompson, John J. "Collecting Middle English Romances and Some Related Book-Production Activities in the Later Middle Ages." In Romance in Medieval England. Ed. Maldwyn Mills, Jennifer Fellows, and Carol M. Meale. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1991. Pp. 17-38.

Thompson, Stith, ed. Motif-Index of Folk-Literature. 6 vols. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1955-58.

The Thornton Manuscript, Lincoln Cathedral MS 91. Ed. D. S. Brewer and A. E. B. Owen. Second rev. ed. London: Scolar Press, 1978. [L]

Tigges, Wim. "Romance and Parody." In Companion to Middle English Romance. Ed. Henk Aertsen and Alasdair A. McDonald. Amsterdam: VU University Press, 1990. Pp. 129-51.

Tilley, Morris Palmer. A Dictionary of the Proverbs in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1950.

The Tournament of Tottenham. In The Turnament of Tottenham. Ed. William Bedwell. London, John Norton, 1631. [C]

---. In Reliques of Ancient English Poetry. Ed. Thomas Percy. 3 vols. London, 1765. 2.13-24. [C]

---. In Ancient Songs from the Time of Henry III. Ed. Joseph Ritson. 2 vols. London: 1790. Second ed. London, 1829. 1.85-94. [Rev. by W. C. Hazlitt in 1877 as Ancient Songs and Ballads.] [H]

---. In Early English Poetry: The Turnament of Totenham and the Feest. Ed. Thomas Wright. London: W. Pickering, 1836. [C]

---. In Hazlitt. 3.82-97; 4.368-89. [Reprint of Wright's text (incl. The Feest), collated with Bedwell's and H.]

---. In French and Hale. 2.989-98. [H]

---. In The Oxford Book of Light Verse. Ed. W. H. Auden. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1938. Pp. 41-50. [H]

---. In Sands. Pp. 313-22. [H]

---. In Middle English Poetry. Ed. Lewis J. Owen and N. H. Owen. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1971. Pp. 326-35. [H]

---. In Medieval English Literature. Ed. Thomas J. Garbáty. Lexington: Heath, 1984. Pp. 410-17. [H]

---. In Furrow. Pp. 31-42. [C]

Turville-Petre, Thorlac, ed. Alliterative Poetry of the Later Middle Ages: An Anthology. London: Routledge, 1989.

Veldhoen, N. H. G. E. "Floris and Blauncheflour: To Indulge the Fancy and to Hear of Love." In Companion to Early Middle English Literature. Ed. N. H. G. E. Veldhoen and H. Aertsen. Amsterdam: VU University Press, 1995. Pp. 51-65.

Wentersdorf, Karl P. "Iconographic Elements in Floris and Blancheflour." Annuale Mediaevale 20 (1981), 79-96.

Whiting, Bartlett Jere, with the collaboration of Helen Wescott Whiting. Proverbs, Sentences, and Proverbial Phrases from English Writings Mainly before 1500. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1968.

Wright, Glenn. "'Other Wyse Then Must We Do': Parody and Popular Narrative in The Squyr of Lowe Degre." Comitatus 27 (1996), 14-41.

---. "Parody, Satire, and Genre in The Tournament of Tottenham (1400-1440)." Fifteenth Century Studies 23 (1996), 152-70.

Wright, Joseph, ed. The English Dialect Dictionary. 6 vols. London: Oxford University Press, 1923.

Zaerr, Linda Marie, and Mary Ellen Ryder. "Psycholinguistic Theory and Modern Performance: Memory as a Key to Variants in Medieval Texts." Mosaic 26.3 (1993), 21-35.