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The Dicts and Sayings of the Philosophers: Select Bibliography

Alon, Ilai. Socrates in Mediaeval Arabic Literature. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1991.

Austin, J. L. How to Do Things with Words. Second ed. Ed. J. O. Urmson and Marina Sbisà. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1975.

Bocados de Oro. Ed. Hermann Knust. Mittheilungen aus Dem Eskurial. Bibliothek des litterarischen Vereins in Stuttgart. Band CXLI. Tübingen, 1879. Pp. 66-394.

Brandl, A. "On The Dictes and Sayings of the Philosophers." An English Miscellany Presented to Dr. Furnivall in Honor of His Seventy-fifth Birthday. Oxford, 1901. Pp. 16-22.

Branham, R. Bracht, and Marie-Odile Goulet-Cazé, eds. The Cynics: The Cynic Movement in Antiquity and Its Legacy. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.

Brunner, Ingrid Arvide. "On Some of the Vernacular Translations of Cato's Distichs." In Helen Adolf Festschrift. Ed. Sheema Z. Buehne, James L. Hodge, and Lucille B. Pinto. New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., 1968. Pp. 99-125.

Bühler, Curt F. "Greek Philosophers in the Literature of the Later Middle Ages." Speculum 12 (1937), 440-55.

---. "New Manuscripts of The Dicts and Sayings of the Philosophers." Modern Language Notes 63 (1948), 26-30.

---. "A Survival from the Middle Ages: William Baldwin's Use of the Dictes and Sayings." Speculum 23 (1948), 76-80.

---. "Speculations on the Collation of a Lost Manuscript." Renaissance Quarterly 21 (1968), 177-79.

Bühler, Curt F., ed. See Dicts and Sayings of the Philosophers.

Bunt, Gerrit H. V. Alexander the Great in the Literature of Medieval Britain. Groningen: Egbert Forsten, 1994.

Cary, George. The Medieval Alexander. New York: Garland Publishing, 1987.

Cavill, Paul. Maxims in Old English Poetry. Woodbridge, UK: D. S. Brewer, 1999.

Caxton, William, ed. The Dicts and Sayings of the Philosophers. Trans. Earl Anthony Woodville Rivers. Detroit: The Cranbrook Press, 1901.

Chaucer, Geoffrey. The Riverside Chaucer. Third edition. Gen. ed. Larry D. Benson. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987.

Christine de Pizan. The Book of the City of Ladies. Rev. ed. Trans. Earl Jeffrey Richards. New York: Persea Books, 1998.

Cohen, Jeffrey Jerome, and Bonnie Wheeler. "Becoming and Unbecoming." In Becoming Male in the Middle Ages. Ed. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Bonnie Wheeler. New York: Garland Publishing, 2000. Pp. vii-xx.

Deskis, Susan E. Beowulf and the Medieval Proverb Tradition. Tempe, AZ: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1996.

The Dicts and Sayings of the Philosophers: the Translations Made by Stephen Scrope, William Worcester, and an Anonymous Translator. Ed. Curt F. Bühler. EETS o.s. 211. London: Oxford University Press, 1941. [The "Anonymous Translator" is the translator whose text is used for this edition; for other translations of the poem, see Caxton, Scrope.]

Druart, Thérèse-Anne. "Philosophy in Islam." In The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Philosophy. Ed. A. S. McGrade. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 97-120.

Dunbar, William. The Poems of William Dunbar. Ed. John Small. Scottish Texts Society 2. Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1893.

---. The Complete Works. Ed. John Conlee. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 2004.

Edden, Valerie, and Caroline Thompson. "Middle English Verse Proverbs: The Problem of Classification." Leeds Studies in English 31 (2000), 173-203.

Eliason, Norman E. Review of The Dicts and Sayings of the Philosophers: A Middle English Version by Stephen Scrope. Modern Language Notes 53 (1938), 468-69.

Frank, Grace. "Proverbs in Medieval Literature." Modern Language Notes 58 (1943), 508-15.

Frazer, R. M., trans. The Trojan War: The Chronicles of Dictys of Crete and Dares the Phrygian. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1966.

Geoffrey of Monmouth. The History of the Kings of Britain. Trans. Lewis Thorpe. London: Penguin Books, 1966.

Gesta Romanorum. In The Early English Versions of the Gesta Romanorum. Formerly edited by Sir Frederic Madden for the Roxburghe Club, and now re-edited from the MSS. in British Museum (Harl. 7333 & Addit. 9066) and University Library, Cambridge (Kk. 1.6), with Introduction, Notes, Glossary, &c. Ed. Sidney J. H. Herrtage. EETS e.s. 33. London: Oxford University Press, 1879; rpt. 1962.

Gower, John. Confessio Amantis. Ed. Russell A. Peck. 3 vols. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 2000-04.

Hansen, Elaine Tuttle. The Solomon Complex: Reading Wisdom in Old English Poetry. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1988.

Higden, Ranulf. Polychronicon Ranulphi Higden, monachi Cestrensis; together with the English translation of John Trevisa and of an unknown writer of the fifteenth century. Ed. Joseph Rawson Lumby. Vols. 3-4. Rolls series 41. London: Longman & Co., 1871-72.

Hugh of St. Victor. The Didascalicon of Hugh of St. Victor: A Medieval Guide to the Arts. Trans. Jerome Taylor. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961.

Itô, Masayoshi. "Gower's 'Diogenes and Alexander' and Its Philosophic-Literary Tradition." Poetica 14 (1980), 66-77.

Julius Valerius. Iuli Valeri: Res gestae Alexandri Macedonis. Ed. Michaela Rosellini. Stuttgart: B. G. Teubner, 1993.

Kinney, Daniel. "Heirs of the Dog: Cynic Selfhood in Medieval and Renaissance Culture." In Branham and Goulet-Cazé. Pp. 294-328.

Kossoff, Florence S. "Parmigianino and Diogenes." Sixteenth Century Journal 10 (1979), 85-96.

"Il 'Liber philosophorum moralium antiquorum' Testo critico." Ed. Ezio Francheschini. Atti del Reale Instituo Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti. Anno accademico 1931-32. Tomo XCI, parte seconda. Pp. 393-597.

Lord, Albert Bates. The Singer of Tales. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1960.

Louis, Cameron. "The Concept of the Proverb in Middle English." Proverbium: A Yearbook of International Proverb Scholarship 14 (1997), 173-85.

---. "Authority in Middle English Proverb Literature." Florilegium 15 (1998), 85-123.

---. "Manuscript Contexts of Middle English Proverb Literature." Mediaeval Studies 60 (1998), 219-38.

---. "Proverbs and the Politics of Language." Proverbium: A Yearbook of International Proverb Scholarship 17 (2000), 173-94.

Louis, Cameron, ed. "Proverbs, Precepts, and Monitory Pieces." In A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 1050-1500. Ed. J. Burke Severs, Albert E. Hartung, and Peter g. Beidler. 11 vols. to date. New Haven: The Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1967-. Vol. 9, pp. 2957-3375.

Manzalaoui, M. A. See Secretum Secretorum.

Marmura, Michael E. "Medieval Islamic Philosophy and the Classical Tradition." In Medieval Philosophy and the Classical Tradition in Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Ed. John Inglis. Richmond, UK: Curzon Press, 2002. Pp. 21-34.

Matton, S. "Cynicism and Christianity from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance." In Branham and Goulet-Cazé. Pp. 240-64.

Mieder, Wolfgang. "The Essence of Literary Proverb Studies." Proverbium: Bulletin d'Information sur les Recherches Parémiologiques 23 (1974), 888-94.

---, ed. Wise Words: Essays on the Proverb. New York: Garland, 1994.

---. The Politics of Proverbs: From Traditional Wisdom to Proverbial Stereotypes. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1997.

O'Mara, V. M. "'Perauenture the wynde had blowe ouer the leef': Caxton, The Dicts and Sayings of the Philosophers, and the Woman Question." Poetica 49 (1998), 27-47.

Pearson, Birger A. "Enoch in Egypt." In For a Later Generation: The Transformation of Tradition in Israel, Early Judaism, and Early Christianity. Ed. Randal A. Argall, Beverly A. Bow, and Rodney A. Werline. Harrisburg: Trinity Press, 2000. Pp. 216-31.

Peck, Russell A. Kingship and Common Profit in Gower's Confessio Amantis. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1978.

---. "Willfulness and Wonders: Boethian Tragedy in the Alliterative Morte Arthure." In The Alliterative Tradition in the Fourteenth Century. Ed. Bernard S. Levy and Paul E. Szarmach. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 1981. Pp. 153-82.

Plummer, John. The Glazier Collection of Illuminated Manuscripts. New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1968.

Salisbury, Eve, ed. The Trials and Joys of Marriage. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 2002.

Scrope, Stephen. The Dicts and Sayings of the Philosophers: A Middle English Version by Stephen Scrope. Ed. Margaret E. Schofield. Ph.D. Diss., University of Pennsylvania, 1936.

Secretum Secretorum: Nine English Versions. Ed. M. A. Manzalaoui. Vol. 1. EETS o.s. 276. London: Oxford University Press, 1977.

Shillinglaw, Arthur T. Review of The Dicts and Sayings of the Philosophers. Ed. Curt F. Bühler. Mind n.s. 52, no. 206 (April 1943), 185-87.

Shippey, T. A. Poems of Wisdom and Learning in Old English. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1976.

Sidrak and Bokkus: A Parallel-Text Edition from Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 559 and British Library, MS Lansdowne 793. Ed. T. L. Burton. 2 vols. EETS o.s. 311-12. London: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Southgate, Minoo S. "Portrait of Alexander in Persian Alexander-Romances of the Islamic Era." Journal of the American Oriental Society 97 (1977), 278-84.

Statius. Statius. Ed. and trans. D. R. Shackleton Bailey. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2003.

Sutton, John William. "One of These Things Is Not like the Others: Alexander the Great in The Dicts and Sayings of the Philosophers." Paper presented at the 40th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 2005.

Taylor, Archer. The Proverb. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1931.

Taylor, C. C. W. Socrates. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Whiting, Bartlett Jere. Chaucer's Use of Proverbs. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1934.

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.

Williams, Steven J. The Secret of Secrets: The Scholarly Career of a Pseudo-Aristotelian Text in the Latin Middle Ages. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2003.